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…
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.
Pullenvale State Primary School
We have been working with the wonderful Prep kids, Teachers and Parents at Pullenvale State Primary School to revitalise their outdoor play space, incorporating many edible, native and sensory plants, artworks and native bees. Plantings include Sambung, All-Herb, Perennial Basil, Brazilian Spinach, flowers, native mulberries and Sandpaper Fig. And who can go past a play…