Tag: native plants

Verge progress

Looking South

The verge is a vital component of our garden and our life.

On the verge of a Community garden (maybe)

The verge garden has been complained about and the Council have stepped in so applications are afoot.

The Native verge

The Native verge garden is underway and, in true Ligaya Garden form, everything is edible or medicinal as well as being drought tolerant. I’ve put in seedlings of Acacia retionoides (wirilda) Myoporum insulare (Boobiala) and Dodonea viscosa (Sticky Hop Bush). The Acacia is a… Continue Reading “The Native verge”

Cut Leaf Mint (Prosanthera incisa) in flower

Cut Leaf Mint (Prosanthera incisa) is one of our favourite Native plants. This plant is commonly called Cut Leaf Mint, Native Thyme (not to be confused with Ocimum tenuiflorum or the closely related P. rotundifolia which also have that same common name) or Native… Continue Reading “Cut Leaf Mint (Prosanthera incisa) in flower”

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