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Newsletter #32 – January 2017 – Time for a tree change

This newsletter comes amid a large change for me, as I am relocating from the Central Coast of New South Wales where I grew up and spent a lot of my life. I shall be putting down new roots in Tasmania, where I have bought a lovely property. Once there, I will be planting an arboretum of interesting native […]

Newsletter #24 May 2016 – Autumn Fertilising, Yunnan Tour

AUTUMN FERTILISING OF AUSTRALIAN NATIVE PLANTS I am busy feeding my kangaroo paws at the moment. They are putting on a lot of new vegetative growth through the autumn and winter which will set up spectacular flowering in spring. If you have not removed all the old flower stems from last spring/summer there is still […]

Newsletter #22 Christmas 2015 – Cranbourne Botanic Gardens and the launch of my new book

 THE AUSTRALIAN NATIVE GARDEN BOOK LAUNCH AT CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS The Australian Garden at the Cranbourne Annexe of Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria is one of our horticultural gems, and is an amazing showcase for landscaping with native plants. So it was both an honour and privilege to launch The Australian Native Garden there, along with […]