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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"Plant puzzles"  - My Latest Blog

I love solving plant puzzles!

Sometimes I think there is nothing I like more than a plant puzzle - a mystery plant that I simply have no knowledge about. Of course, when I first started gardening, more than 35 years ago, all plants were a mystery to me: a vast, green enigma. I used to spend hours flicking through my original gardening book, What Flower Is That? by Stirling Macoboy, trying to memorise names and blooms: it was all a like a foreign language to me. In those days, I couldn't see the point of learning botanical name ... 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 »

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

Lycoris radiata
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Acanthus mollis

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