Posts Tagged ‘climate’

I want some trees, please…

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

‘I want some trees, please’. Join the club! This is an increasingly common request from our customers these days.

It’s just crazy that in our tropical climate there has been a trend to landscape new yards with ‘happy plants’ and yuccas, with not a tree in sight. How un-tropical can you get?

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The Low-down on Short Plants

Sunday, February 1st, 2009

MarcusYou would think there would be nothing simpler than to find a native plant that won’t grow over a metre tall. Well, those of you who have been shopping for small native plants may have discovered that the range available is actually quite limited. If you’re planting a rainforest garden you have a pretty good choice of ferns, and a handful of sedges and a few other small flowering plants. There are also a small number of shrub cultivars that have stunted growth and thus fall into the category of small plants.

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