Day: May 16, 2023
Ornamentals or Edibles, do I have to choose? By Jason Hauser
For the suburban gardener the ornamental nature of their garden holds a great deal of importance. Aside from personal satisfaction, many suburban gardeners also hope to delight, or draw the attention of, passers-by or visiting relatives with their eye-catching plantings. Increasingly, suburban gardeners are also wanting to growing edible plants. Sadly, many believe that planting…
By Jason Hauser We usually fail to grow them on purpose but succeed spectacularly when growing them by accident, and usually in places we didn’t really want to grow them. In a food forest setting they also have a place. The common notion is to grow them as a ground cover like you see on…
Finger Lime (Citrus australasica)
Dr Ketah Silvester Native finger lime. Think citrus caviar! Squeeze it out the tube and enjoy. So good. One of the best Australian natives to cultivate in your edible garden! Pink champagne finger lime. Blood orange finger lime hybrid from CSIRO. Another CSIRO finger lime hybrid.