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The essence of spring is its unpredictability.
Before summer goes, I want to pay homage to two tropical favourites.
Though we don't experience the full splendour of autumn leaves found in cool regions, we can still have a good display.
During the winter months, I really appreciate the evergreen shrubs which give structure to my garden.
We are very lucky to be gardening in Sydney, where a host of winter-blooming plants can cheer us through the dreary days of June and July.
I am enjoying some hot-coloured flowers in my spring garden.
The wonderful flowers of Jacaranda trees are starting to appear.
My garden has entered something of a white phase at the moment.
The concept of colour echoes can be used to create harmony and cohesion in planting schemes.
At the moment, orange flowers catch my eye.
Some of my favourite colour schemes can be seen in the garden at the moment.
There are some stunning purple flowers in bloom at the moment.
Mother's Day sees us get close to the peak of autumn-colouring leaves in Sydney.
The use of dark-tinted foliage can add drama and interest to garden borders.
Golden foliage can brighten up a gloomy winter's day.
White flowers in the winter garden can create a satisfying vignette.
Pink seems to be the colour of early spring.
Some beautiful silver-foliage plants thrive in shade.
Leaves variegated with spots and splashes of colour bring an intriguing touch to gardens.
A bunch of flowers with some green carnations reminded me of the fascination of green blooms.
We have endured one of the hottest weeks on record in our gardens, but plants have still provided solace.
There are some brilliantly white flowers illuminating my garden at the moment.
In March there are many flowers of autumn hues to give a seasonal display in Sydney gardens.
Salvia plants are taking centre stage in my garden.
I enjoy seeing carpets of fallen leaves and flowers in autumn.
Winter flowers can cheer us up in July.
A retaining wall has been transformed into a glowing border.
One part of my garden seems to have many flowers with an unearthly glow at the moment.
Chance encounters with colour combinations can influence our garden plantings.
These plants bloom for many months in my garden - and some are in flower all year!
Silver foliage plants can bring sparkle and contrast into our gardens.
Why have busy Lizzies disappeared?
Rex Begonia can give a lot of joy.
Give autumn-coloured flowers a background of deciduous leaves.
A number of bromeliads are flowering in my garden now.
There are many flowers which bloom in winter in Sydney, cheering us on cold days.
The colour red has great potential in the garden, if used with care!
I love 'black' flowers in the garden!
Flower arrangements can offer inspiration for the garden.
Despite the cold temperatures, there are still flowers to be found!
I ponder on plants whose flowers change colour as they age.
Our gardens can be full of colour through summer.
These are some plants I am enjoying now.
Many plants give summer colour in Sydney.
Gold leaves provide long-lasting colour.
I am enjoying some spring flowers.
My garden has lots of purple flowers at the moment.
These New Guinea plants give instant colour.
February is our most tropical month in Sydney!
Bright trumpet flowers light up my garden.
Colour echoes create cohesion in planting.
Sydney gardens can be wonderful in autumn.
I discover the use of bromeliads in pots.
Orange NSW has great autumn colours.
These salvias are looking good right now.
Many plants from East Asia bloom now.
I have a new method of planting!
Meet some fab silver foliage plants for sun.
Blue is my favourite colour!
I picked a patriotic posy from my garden!
Some choices for spring in Sydney!
There are lots of delights in the garden now!
Easter's weather was gorgeous!
Our gardens are always in a state of flux.
Leaves with coloured undersides add interest to the garden!
Red flowers are catching my eye.
Many flowers have 'eyes'!
These plants bloom for ages!
A variety of succulent plants flower now.
I love rich blue flowers!
I have made a video of part of the back garden.
Some lovely June flowers!
Silver foliage can be so useful in the garden.
Citrus fruit give bright colour in winter.
These blooms attract attention!
Blue flowers for shaded spots!
I love the colour lime-green!