native plant Archive

Attract native animals to your garden: At a time when millions of our native animals have perished because
Mulching protects your plants: In these hot summer months, your plants will cope much better if
Plant your garden to suit soil conditions: As I write, there is a bushfire on Fraser Island and many
Cooloola City Farm: Pavetta australiensis is a shrub occurring in dry rainforest along the Queensland
Memories of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie at City Farm: Banksias were named after Sir Joseph Banks who obtained specimens as Cook’s
City Farm now only open three days a week: Our plant of the month is Hibiscus heterophyllus (Native/wild rosella) which is
Native plants thrive in natural environment: Although the soil in our wallum country is nutrient poor and the
Do you need a ground cover?: Ground covers are a living mulch. They have similar benefits to mulch,
Christmas bells at City Farm: At this time of year, if you are on the lookout, you
Ditch the umbrella for a tuckeroo: Cooloola City Farm, opposite the Community Centre, on Tin Can Bay Road,