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Rock garden with Creeping thyme, early blue violets, fire witch, pussy toes, and succulents. Early blue violets are great for growing in rock crevices. - Gardening Gazebo

For along the fence Rock garden with Creeping thyme, early blue violets, fire witch, pussy toes, and succulents. Early blue violets are great for growing in rock crevices.

hopscotch

Definitely love this; my kids would too: Hopscotch garden path . cute idea for getting children active outdoors. More ideas for gardening with kids @ themicrogardener.

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Gravel and concrete color.black lifts the greens in a back garden. A hot tip is to use Alcro Black Deco when painting your garden fence.

Protea (yellow pin cushion) and sesleria grass

Rare, but easy-to-grow yellow pincushions combine nicely with lush ornamental Sesleria grass.

maybe a good book for me to read! though I imagine my garden to be more 'maintenance free'

Booktopia has Contemporary Australian Garden Design, Secrets of Leading Garden Designers Revealed by John Patrick. Buy a discounted Paperback of Contemporary Australian Garden Design online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

The Hairpin Banksia (Banksia spinulosa) is a species of woody shrub, of the genus Banksia in the Proteaceae family, native to eastern Australia. Widely distributed, it is found as an understorey plant in open dry forest or heathland from Victoria to northern Queensland, generally on sandstone though sometimes also clay soils. It generally grows as a small shrub to 2 metres (7 ft) in height, though can be a straggly tree to 6 metres (20 ft).

The Hairpin Banksia (Banksia spinulosa) is a species of woody shrub, of the genus Banksia in the Proteaceae family, native to eastern Australia.

Australian native garden landscaping ideas. Kangaroo paws.

Shown: Leucadendron 'Winter Red' and kangaroo paw (Anigozanthos); By Debora Carl Landscape Design. Love the kangaroo paws!

Layered naturalistic plants with vivid drought tolerant plantings–like red pencil trees, toyon, and 4 different types of sage that appear as though they’ve always been a part of the terrain.

Colorful plant palette – drought tolerant plantings – low water – shadow play (tall one with red flowers is Kangaroo Paw--Anigozanthos flavidus)

Leucadendron salignum • Australian Native Plants Nursery • Plants • 800.701.6517

Leucadendron salignum part of the Proteaceae family with Red flowers flowering in Winter-spring avaliable from Australian Native Plants located in Ventura, CA

Australian habitat garden ("Gaia's Garden" at City Beach, WA)

Australian habitat garden ("Gaia's Garden" at City Beach, WA) Pink Everlasting daisies & mass plantings of Kangaroo Paws

Members Gallery - Western Australian Landscape Design Association

Members Gallery - Western Australian Landscape Design Association Like the step stones

'Peninsula' by James Ross Landscape Design at the Melbourne International Garden Show 2014. Photo by Janna Schreier

Melbourne Garden Show 2014

'Peninsula' by James Ross Landscape Design at the Melbourne International Garden Show Photo by Janna Schreier