Months & Seasons

  • January hot, often wet.
  • February still hot
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June shortest days. Warm sunny days, cold nights.
  • July days start getting longer. Warm sunny days, cold nights.
  • August early Spring. Can be very dry. Dry westerly winds.
  • September Spring. Can be very dry.
  • October
  • November
  • December
  • Verge Update July 2019

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    It’s two years since the main verge was planted out. The street tree is thriving. The westringia against the road are well establised. Myoporum (in the foreground right) seems to be indistructible and has tiny white flowers. Cuttings strike well.   Pink and white cosmos have come up from seed and brightens the mid-winter garden. The… Read more

    July Posts, Garden Jobs & Reminders, Verge Planting

    Dianella brevipendunctulata – Blue Flax-Lily

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    Dianella berries (November 2018) on front verge. Rich purple berries follow delicate flowers. Bought as tubestock (3), Kumbartcho, December 2016.Planted on west side of tank. Bought as tubestock (30), Kumbartcho, December 2016.Planted on south side of verge. Label says:Herb to 60 cm HighAspect: Full Sun / Semi-ShadeSoil/Conditions: Dry / Well-DrainedEvergreen Perennial, Dark Green arching strap-like… Read more

    Natives (A-Z), November Posts, Garden Jobs & Reminders, Verge Planting