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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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"A garden of echoes"  - My Latest Blog

Colour echoes create cohesion in planting.

I have written before about colour echoes in the garden - one of my favourite ways of combining plants. The basic idea is to put two plants together that share a colour but have some other difference. For example, repeat the flower colour of one plant with a nearby plant that has foliage or foliage markings (rather than a flower) of a similar hue. Or pair a flower of a certain colour with a similarly hued bloom with a contrasting shape. Other techniques are to match the colour of a flower's bracts, calyces or central eyes to a nearby peta ... Read On »

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Garden Ramble - Latest addition: Ros's Garden

Ros: "Biandar, a rainforest garden. Biandar is situated in the hills behind Byron Bay. A remnant of sub-tropical rainforest adjoins the house on the northern and western sid ... Ramble »

March in my garden

What's out: This is what is flowering in my garden this month. Read More »
Things to do: This is one of my favourite months of the year! Read More »

Member Plant Share   - Recent offers/requests

Requested:
Orlaya grandiflora
On Offer:
Salvia buchananii

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