Welcome To iGarden

Hello and welcome to iGarden. Anyone who knows me will know that I am 'The Compulsive Gardener' - I love everything about gardening.

Allow me to share some of my enthusiasm and interests in gardening. This is more than just about plants: it's also about the people involved in gardening; their books and gardens; planting schemes; choosing appropriate plant types; colour selection... There is plenty to think and read about in iGarden with a focus on the plants I know best and those that do especially well in my garden in Sydney.

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"Recipe for a shady courtyard"  - My Latest Blog

Some ideas for dry shade.

Recently, I have been helping a friend who wants to replant a courtyard, which is sheltered by an enormous tree in a neighbour's yard: this provides welcome shade in summer but also means that its huge root system robs moisture from the borders in the courtyard. My friend already had some suitable plants in place for this challenging situation: bromeliads, which on ... Read On »

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Garden Ramble - Latest addition: Pamela's Garden

Pamela: "The Wallace garden, set on 5 acres of clay soil in Dural NSW, was originally designed by well-known garden designer, Michael Bligh but had not evolved greatly since its i ... Ramble »

September in my garden

What's out: This is a list of what is flowering in my garden this month. Read More »
Things to do: Spring is here, with new tasks to do! Read More »

Member Plant Share   - Recent offers/requests

Requested:
Aechmea weilbachii
On Offer:
Clerodendrum wallichii

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