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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"Summer exuberance"  - My Latest Blog

Warm-climate plants love the heat!

If the current heatwave in Sydney has any messages, one of them for me it is that using warm-climate plants in our gardens makes more and more sense. In high summer, Sydney gardens can show their semi-tropical side, if filled with plants that thrive in the heat. The plants keep right on growing through the hot months, and can make the garden look so full and exuberant at this time of year. Before I added t ... Read On »

My Special Booklet

 

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 »

January in my garden

What's out: This is a list of what is flowering in my garden this month. Read More »
Things to do: Happy New Year! January can be a hot month, when many gardeners go on holidays: make sure your garden will survive! Read More »

Member Plant Share   - Recent offers/requests

Requested:
Iris japonica
On Offer:
Canna hybrids

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