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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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"Painted plants"  - My Latest Blog

Many plants are works of art!

Much as I would love to be able to paint, I have no artistic talent. This fact was impressed upon me in high school art classes, when my ghastly daubs were panned by my teacher. Painting, however, has been very much in my thoughts lately, and I started to observe that there are some plants in my garden that really do look like works of art in themselves, as if created with a brush by a skilled artist. Today I walked around my garden to find and admire these plants, and to pay tribute to some of them for their amazing beauty.

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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 »

April in my garden

What's out: This is a list of what is flowering in my garden this month. Read More »
Things to do: April is a wonderful time to be in the garden! Read More »

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