Category Archives: Country Victoria

Country Australian Gardening

The way we live may have changed but the world we live in is still there. It is a challenge sometimes to understand why Australia is one of the most urbanised countries in the world. With 89% of our population living in cities most are missing out on being part of the real Australia; real […]

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Black cows, white cockatoos and golden gum trees.

It is the end of daylight savings and we have beautiful autumn weather in Northern Victoria This is the type of weather that should make the news, not the summer heat but these beautiful warm sunny autumn days and cool nights. The light is softer and the low sunlight makes the gum trees light up […]

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Making a dry tolerant garden

I reckon it is time to throw away the rule book and take a fresh look at dry tolerant landscapes. Opposites like ‘sweet and sour’ might work well together but can’t be both at once.  When it comes to gardens that are lush and dry perhaps what seems like a contradiction doesn’t have to be […]

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