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Today's perfect sunny day seems the ideal time to start my garden musings.
The essence of spring is its unpredictability.
October sees the blooming of some dramatic South African bulbs as the early spring varieties fade.
Bulbs and rhizomes bring a fresh touch to what can be a jaded garden on Sydneys hot days
Before summer goes, I want to pay homage to two tropical favourites.
Late summer and early autumn can hold some delightful surprises.
South African flora offers Sydney gardeners many easy-to-grow plants.
There are some secrets to growing Cymbidium orchids successfully!
Perhaps August should be redefined as the first month of spring in Sydney?
Some plants from the Mediterranean region, Madeira and the Canary Islands thrive in dry sunny spots and bloom in late winter in Sydney.
There are some dramatic bulbs from the Amaryllidaceae family which bloom in late winter/early spring in Sydney.
My garden has entered something of a white phase at the moment.
Summer colour does not have to be all about flowers - there are wonderful foliage plants which flourish in our Sydney climate.
At the moment, orange flowers catch my eye.
The use of dark-tinted foliage can add drama and interest to garden borders.
Sunday was a beautiful day to be in the garden!
White flowers in the winter garden can create a satisfying vignette.
Pink seems to be the colour of early spring.
Growing epiphytes in trees gives scope for fitting in more plants.
An afternoon visiting gardens brings delight and inspiration.
I have vowed to look after my pot plants more diligently.
A weekend in the country reminds me of valuable gardening lessons.
Tough and undemanding plants from my parents' garden are favourites in my own.
This weekend I discovered a new nursery and found some plant treasures there.
During our current heatwave, it is useful to note robust plants that are capable of standing up to the conditions.
In March there are many flowers of autumn hues to give a seasonal display in Sydney gardens.
Late March brings a welcome shift of season in our Sydney gardens.
A stroll in the garden reveals many plants with attractive winter foliage.
Some flowers just demand to be touched!
The so-called crested Iris species thrive in our climate.
A trip to the country shows the tenacity of some tough plants.
There are some interesting and unusual bulbs that flower this month.
A visit to the Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney gives ideas for spring plantings.
There are some showy bulbs and bulb-like plants in bloom now.
Plants I have grown from seed have a special cachet.
Meet some plants that have a 'spidery' look.
Small-scale versions of plants have appeal.
Pretty flowers from South Africa are in bloom.
Dahlias are adorning Sydney gardens now.
Flowering bulbs can cheer up cold days.
These easy-to-grow plants add joy!
Fragrant winter-flowering plants can get us out into the garden in July!
Blue flowers for shaded spots!
We may not be able to grow massed displays of tulips in our climate, but try some of these South African corms instead.
October is iris time in Sydney gardens: the best are the tall bearded irises and Louisiana irises.
The blooming of Agapanthus means Christmas must be near.