I didn’t know you could use that!

Many of our common garden and mainstays can do double, even triple duty as food and medicine when they’re not looking beautiful in the garden.

We’re always learning about our botanic community, taking new pics and meeting folks who know a lot more than we do, so keep checking your favourite plants on these pages. There’s always more to come!

You can learn more about useful wild plants on these pages –

Edible Weeds     Wild Herbs    Bushfoods & Bush Medicine

This page links to pages devoted to ‘other uses’ of some of our favourites.



davAvocado leaves

Banana flowers and leaves

Cape Weed leaves


Day lily

davGuava leaves

davMango Leaves



There are some other amazing plants with well-known medicinal properties.They’re listed on our ‘Healing herbs page and a few in ‘Edible Weeds