Flowers are such an important part of any garden set up, whether it is a sustainable edible patch, native or purely ornamental. This section is all about some of my favourite flowering annuals, perennials, climbers, shrubs and trees plus the benefits of flowers and their role in our ecosystems.
Here in Brisbane a Cottage Garden seems a distant and unattainable garden dream but with careful and appropriate selection of plant species you can still create a beautiful floriferous cottage garden that would give any cool climate cottage a garden run for its money. Continue reading Subtropical Cottage Gardens→
Ask the average person on the street where do they think vanilla comes from and you are generally met with a lot of ums and ahhs, most are completely unaware that this sensational flavour comes from the seed pod of an orchid.