Is it Time to Reconsider Using Australian Natives?

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Raingardens are popping up all over the country. They look incredible and are a great way to save water and protect our environment from erosion and pollution. Find out everything you ever need to know about our water wise friend, the raingarden.

A garden which nestles into the surrounding landscape, mixing native and exotic plantings for foliage and textural interest. The use of locally sourced materials with drought hardy and frost tolerant plants. -Garden Landscaping Ideas-

Garden Landscaping Ideas for Front and Backyard

A garden which nestles into the surrounding landscape, mixing native and exotic plantings for foliage and textural interest. The use of locally sourced materials with drought hardy and frost tolerant plants.

Leucophyta brownii - silver cushion bush. Australian native.

Leucophyta brownii, the silver cushion bush. an Australian native and excellent drought-resistant ground cover

Native Everlasting Daisy Rhodanthe chlorocephala - these are a must for our native garden. I so love the colour.

Native Everlasting Daisy Rhodanthe chlorocephala - Will use the Western Tasmanian variety for rows and rows of these in the flower garden

Australia Native - Flannel flower.

Gentleness and sensitivity in touching, trust, openness, expression of feelings, joy in physical activity.

Native Violet, Viola hederaceae - I use it everywhere, with its bright green leaves and its sweet mauve/purple flowers raised above the foliage. It will rapidly fill in bare areas of soil between stepping stones.

Native Violet, Viola hederaceae - bright green leaves and sweet mauve/purple flowers raised above the foliage. It will rapidly fill in bare areas of soil between stepping stones.

The Hairpin Banksia (Banksia spinulosa) is a species of woody shrub, of the genus Banksia in the Proteaceae family, native to eastern Australia. Widely distributed, it is found as an understorey plant in open dry forest or heathland from Victoria to northern Queensland, generally on sandstone though sometimes also clay soils. It generally grows as a small shrub to 2 metres (7 ft) in height, though can be a straggly tree to 6 metres (20 ft).

The Hairpin Banksia (Banksia spinulosa) is a species of woody shrub, of the genus Banksia in the Proteaceae family, native to eastern Australia.

Natural Plantscape Wholesale supply of Landscaping Plants Grasses Lomandra Confertifolia, Australian Native species, Landscaping Projects Domestic, Commercial from Yarra Valley, Wandin, 3139, Melbourne, Victoria

Natural Plantscape Wholesale supply of Landscaping Plants Grasses Lomandra Confertifolia, Australian Native species, Landscaping Projects Domestic

Humble flowers – a stunning Australian native called Echium

A stunning Australian native called Echium - haven't grown these before but the flowers are amazing. Not sure if they grow in Brisbane.

I do love colour. This grove in the north east ‘goes off’ in spring with Grevillea ‘Moonlight’, Chamelaucium uncinatum ‘CWA Pink’, Anigozanthos ‘Bush Pizazz’, Grevillea ‘Jennifer Joy’, Callistemon spp. and Leptospermum ‘Cardwell’

This grove in the north east ‘goes off’ in spring with Grevillea ‘Moonlight’, Chamelaucium uncinatum ‘CWA Pink’, Anigozanthos ‘Bush Pizazz’, Grevillea ‘Jennifer Joy’, Callistemon spp. and Leptospermum ‘Cardwell’

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