Frozen in Ice

Hey Guys, I was heading off to work when I had to stop the car, reverse back, run to the house and grab my camera to take some photos of these guys. I just wanted to share with you all just a quick photo of some beautiful flowers that have been frozen in ice! By Bonnie-Marie Hibbs…

Autumn Blaze, Correa pulchella

If you are in need of a small shrub that is drought tolerant and frost resistant have a good look at this Australian native. Autumn Blaze, Correa pulchella, is a small compact plant growing to a height of 30cm and spreads up to 1.5 metres wide. The great thing about this particular Correa is its flexibility towards planting conditions. This Correa…

Takamatsu Castle

2013Japan is one of my favourite places to visit. Although it may seem like the shopper’s paradise, to me it’s the most exciting horticulture adventure. I’ve been lucky enough to travel to Japan twice, my first visit was back in September 2009 in the summer, my second time was this year 1st of January 2012 (Winter).…

Acacia baileyana

What can I say about this tree, that it is stunning, beautiful and magical? I think you would all agree when I say it's every single one of those definitions. I discovered this Acacia baileyana in flower yesterday in my backyard. It is a true eye-catcher when walking from a distance, with the golden flower chains. This Acacia is one of many…

Bulbs

I managed to get out and into the garden to plant out all of my bulbs. I'm looking forward to seeing the flowers withing a couple of months time. Here are a few quick snaps! I just hope the rabbits don't dig them all up! By Bonnie-Marie Hibbs

Tesselaar Gardening and Plants expo

This is my second time going to the Tesselaar Gardening and plant expo, which is held in Silvan, Monbulk. I must say it is always a joy going to these types of expos. The store holders are always friendly and very open-minded to conversation. This expo is defiantly all about the bulbs, buying them cheap…