Welcome To iGarden

Hello and welcome to iGarden. Anyone who knows me will know that I am 'The Compulsive Gardener' - I love everything about gardening.

Allow me to share some of my enthusiasm and interests in gardening. This is more than just about plants: it's also about the people involved in gardening; their books and gardens; planting schemes; choosing appropriate plant types; colour selection... There is plenty to think and read about in iGarden with a focus on the plants I know best and those that do especially well in my garden in Sydney.

While you are here enjoy my latest blog, have a browse through my list of Plants and other articles and don't forget to check out the Discussion Forums, my Marketplace, the member Garden Ramble and Plant Share and your local Events, Nurseries and Weather.

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"Just add water"  - My Latest Blog

What rain can do!

Just like adding water to those weird 'sea monkeys' advertised on the back cover of comic books in my youth (what were those sea monkeys??), the rain we received last weekend in Sydney has brought our gardens almost instantly back to life. Parched lawns that were on their last gasp only two short weeks ago during one of the horrific heatwaves, have now sprung into mad, vigorous growth. Lawn mowers, in hibernation over summer, have suddenly all been fired up in a cacop ... Read On »

My New eBook (PDF)

This is my newly revised edition :


Garden Ramble - Latest addition: Pamela's Garden

Pamela: "The Wallace garden, set on 5 acres of clay soil in Dural NSW, was originally designed by well-known garden designer, Michael Bligh but had not evolved greatly since its i ... Ramble »

February in my garden

What's out: This is a list of what is flowering in my garden this month. Read More »
Things to do: February can be an unpleasant month! Read More »

Member Plant Share   - Recent offers/requests

Solanum rantonnetii
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Dichorisandra thyrsiflora

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