Gardening with Angus - the Aussie Plant Specialist


GardenDrum is an innovative and international award winning website for serious gardeners. I have a regular blog on there, along with many other plant experts.

 brachyscome iberidifolia

Birds in Backyards - a comprehensive site for Australian birds, with an easy to use bird finder to identify your sighting, research, advice on creating bird habitat, and NEST CAMS! Go to Birds in Backyards


adenanthos cuneatus jug flower 

A great way to find out more about Australian native plants in your local area is to join your local Australian native plants society. There are groups all over Australia.

For more information and links to the national group and your state group, go to my page on the Australian Plant Society

blandfordia grandiflora

There are some fabulous specialist native plant retailers around Australia that I can recommend. You should be able to find most, if not all, the plants in the database at these nurseries. If they do not have them in stock they can usually get them for you. You'll get great advice on your garden from these specialists-

The Wildflower Place at Erina on the NSW Central Coast, talk to Nola Parry 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery at Heathcote, talk to Dave Rose there

Newcastle Wildflower Nursery is at Glendale in Newcastle, talk to Leearne

Nielsen's Native Nursery in Brisbane with Dennis Nielsen

Kuranga Nursery in Melbourne with Evan Clucas

pandorea jasminoides jazzy bells 

I love gardens and landscaping. Increasingly landscapers and garden designers are using my beloved native plants in their work, and I have some favourite ones who are truly passionate about Australian plants and create amazing spaces with them. Here's a great website to inspire you-

Based in Wollongong, have a look at the work of Mallee Design 

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