native Archive

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
Grass Tree protected: The Grass Tree (Xanthorrhoea) is an iconic and eye-catching plant readily seen
City Farm talks acacias: Acacias or wattles are a significant Australian species. The golden wattle is
Cooloola City Farm: City Farm, opposite the Community Centre, on Tin Can Bay Road, is
City Farm recommend Myrtles: Many of Australia’s best-known plants come from the Family Myrtaceae – the
Climbing plants at City Farm: Climbing plants do not have strong stems, so in shaded places they