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.

While you are here enjoy my latest blog, have a browse through my list of Plants and other articles and don't forget to check out the Discussion Forums, my Marketplace, the member Garden Ramble and Plant Share and your local Events, Nurseries and Weather.

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"Shapely echoes"  - My Latest Blog

Plant pairings can be based on leaf shape!

One of the most life-changing gardening books I ever read was Colour Echoes (1994) by Pamela J. Harper. In this book, the author explored the different ways to create colour harmony and cohesion in the garden, which all were based on the idea of putting two plants together that share a common colour but have some other difference. For example, repeat the flower colour of one plant with a nearby plant that has foliage (rather than a flower) of a ... Read On »

My New eBook (PDF)

This is my newly revised edition :

 

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 »

May in my garden

What's out: This is a list of what is flowering in my garden this month. Read More »
Things to do: May heralds cooler weather and the colouring of autumn leaves. And there is plenty for us to do in the garden! Read More »

Member Plant Share   - Recent offers/requests

Requested:
Alocasia macrorrhiza
On Offer:
Plectranthus argentatus

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