Our native back garden: the before shot

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The “before shot” of our back garden, with seedlings planted for our mini native bush block.

With our vege patch humming along, and the renovation finished, the next project is the back yard.

We’re creating a native garden, with a “surburban bush” feel. In time, we should be able to look out through our back windows to a dense green mini-forest.

The back garden is somewhat shaded, with patches of sun throughout the day. So the “typical” Australian plants — which mostly require full sun — are out.

The photo above is the “before shot”, with the first batch of seedlings going in. This includes a pile of:

  • correa
  • crowea
  • boronia
  • prostanthera
  • dianella
  • lomandra
  • cordyline
  • various ferns

We’ll report back with a “after” photo at the end of summer, hopefully with a lot of green and not much brown!


2 thoughts on “Our native back garden: the before shot

    Skweekah said:
    November 28, 2012 at 10:58 am

    Rustic charm!

    Backyard garden plan (Christmas 2012) « Lewisham House said:
    December 24, 2012 at 5:15 pm

    […] discussed in the post The before shot, this will be a native “mini bush block” garden, designed for a semi-shaded position. […]

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