Australia's Climate Zones

In simple terms: where you live determines what types of plants you can grow successfully. While this may seem obvious enough it is tempting to think that you can plant just about anything anywhere in Australia. However we do have distinct climate zones.... more »

Propagation via Stem Cuttings

It's fun to create new plants from some of your favourites and the easiest way is via stem cuttings. There are different methods depending upon the type of plant you wish to propagate which I have detailed ... more »


Colour Selection

A discussion of the use of colour usually starts with an understanding of the color wheel based on a progressive mix of the three primary colours and the relationship of those colours. To create something that is pleasing to the eye, there has to be harmony in the colour combinations... More info coming soon.

Sites we like

My Open garden. This is the place to go to find out about all the upcoming Open Gardens across Australia, or to list your own open garden event.

GardenDrum. Writer Catherine Stewart has gathered together a bunch of professional and talented writers and gardeners from all over the world who give their own personal takes on gardening related topics.

Our Australian Gardens. Three passionate gardeners have created Our Australian Gardens: Mary Jo Katter, Eamonn Katter and Kim Woods Rabbidge. Their web site brings you stunning photos of some of Australia's best gardens.