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.

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"Composting revisited"  - My Latest Blog

My ideas on this topic have changed.

My parents were both fervent believers in the power of compost, so I have always had a compost heap of some description since I first started gardening, 35 years ago. I have previously written a blog about composting, but since that time, my ideas have changed on the subject somewhat. In my previous blog I talked about the use of open compost bays and bottomless domes for composting kitchen scraps, but I no longer use either of these methods, mainly due to what seems like a rat plague in ... Read On »

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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 »

December in my garden

What's out: This is a list of what is flowering in my garden this month. Read More »
Things to do: December is a busy month, when there is not so much time for gardening! However, there are a few important tasks to remember. Read More »

Member Plant Share   - Recent offers/requests

Ctenanthe lubbersiana
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Canna hybrids

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