Please click on the links below to view an article on landscaping, gardening and ornamental plants and grasses. Note: some of these articles are in PDF format.
Add Some Flair To Your Design With Yalba
Who ever thought a grass could look this glamorous?
Advantages of Using Native Plants in the Garden
What are some of the advantages of using Native Plants?
Amenity Planting, What’s Old Is New Again
Plant breeding has made these plants more visually appealing, better performing, and less maintenance.
Aussie Ornamental Grass Gardens
Specialist plants that work in conditions they once struggled in.
Australian Native Cottage Garden
These tough Australian Native Plants can replace the English plants and still give you the cottage garden feel.
Australian Native Plants
Breeding is now producing more compact, lower maintenance Australian Natives
Benches and Hedges
Minimalist or more Traditional? Modern Australian formal gardens reflect our culture.
Best New Landscape Product
Innovative water wise landscape plants
Best Turf Around Australian Gardens
Which type of turf the Garden Gurus use?
Bold Native Flowers for your Garden
Bold Australian Natives that will add a burst of colour to your garden.
Chemicals & Fertilisers
A practical guide on chemicals, fertilisers, and garden consumables.
Choosing the Right Landscape Trees
A guide to help you choose the right landscape trees
Choosing The Right Lawn
What lawn type is best for my client?
Further evidence that chunky mulches are best.
Creating a Low Maintenance Drought Tolerant Garden
Using Dianella, Lomandra and Phormium
Does a Green Wall count as Green Space?
Green Walls seem to be the logical solution to increasing green space, but do they count?
Easiest Plants and Turf
What are the easiest Plants and Turf to Maintain? – and best for the environment.
Easy Care Flowering Plants
Flowering plants that are not only beautiful, but also low maintenance
The Best Azaleas for Australia
Garden Care Products – Fertilisers, Plant Tonics and Trace Elements
Garden Care Product Reviews and Information
Garden Care Products – Pest and Disease Control
Protect your garden from pests and diseases with these great products
Gardening & Water Restictions
Gardening to survive water restrictions.
Getting Street Tree Selection Right
What makes a suburb appealing?
Getting the Right Lawn for your Home
Check out this article on The Buffalo Grass Review Site to help select the right lawn for your home.
Grey Box™ Westringia crowned Plant of the Year 2015
Grey Box™ Westringia fruticosa ‘WES04’ PBR by Ozbreed has been crowned Plant of The Year.
Grey Box™ Westringia is a national finalist for the 2015 Nursery & Garden Awards
Grey Box™ Westringia fruticosa ‘WES04’ PBR by Ozbreed has been nominated for Plant of The Year.
Happy 10th Birthday Tanika
Australia’s most popular and reliable landscape plant celebrates 10 years of successful performance in Spring 2012.
How To Keep Plants Looking Their Best – Quick Reference Guide
A quick guide to giving your plants a little extra care to produce amazing results.
Inspirations of a Plant Breeder
Breeding more drought tolerant, lower maintenance, uniquely Australian plants.
Showy Kangaroo Paws toughen up.
Know Your Lomandras
What are the differences in our Lomandra varieties?
Landscape Gardening Plants – Choosing the Right Plant
Landscaping plants can be selected to suit almost any situation
Landscape Gardening Plants – How to Mass Plant for Large Gardens
For large gardens, mass planting with reliable landscape plants can be very effective
Landscape plants to die for
Fabulous plants with foliage colour, amazing flowers, or simply elegant green plants that can make a landscape shine
Landscaping with Patio Pots
Hints to successful landscaping with patio pots. Great new designs in Patio Pots! Which are the best plants for Patio Pots?
Liriopes – What makes them great!
What makes Liriopes great and why should they be in every garden?
Lomandras for Queensland
What are the top Lomandras for Queensland?
Low Maintenance Turf Varieties
A selection of low maintenance drought tolerant turf varieties that thrive in harsh Australian conditions.
Mass Planting Techniques
Hints on how to get better results when planting large areas of plants and turf, including establishment maintenance.
Mixed Group Plantings: a Dangerous Trend or Great Design? ACT Focus!
What you need when designing mixed group plantings for ACT.
Mixed Group Plantings: a Dangerous Trend or Great Design? NSW Focus!
What you need when designing mixed group plantings for NSW.
Mixed Group Plantings: a Dangerous Trend or Great Design? Queensland Focus!
What you need when designing mixed group plantings for QLD.
Mixed Group Plantings: a Dangerous Trend or Great Design? South Australian Focus!
What you need when designing mixed group plantings for SA.
Mixed Group Plantings: a Dangerous Trend or Great Design? Tasmanian Focus!
What you need when designing mixed group plantings for Tas.
Mixed Group Plantings: a Dangerous Trend or Great Design? Victorian Focus!
What you need when designing mixed group plantings for Vic.
Mixed Group Plantings: a Dangerous Trend or Great Design? Western Australia Focus!
What you need when designing mixed group plantings for WA.
More Green, Less Labour for Landscape Contractors, Developers, Architects and Home Gardeners
Saving costs on Maintaining Landscapes
Native Hedging Plants
For Harsh Hot, Dry and Wind Swept Positions.
No Bees Please™
Bees are so important to the environment, but there are some places where you don’t want to have bee attracting plants
Phytophthora in Australia and Resistant Lomandras
Phytophthora is a root rot disease that can cause major die back on sites
Plants in Rock and Concrete
Plants that perform and look good with rock and hard landscaped areas.
A tribute to raised gardens.
Want Your Garden Full of Flowers For Christmas?
The truth about Lomandras
What you need to know when selecting Lomandras for landscaping
Water is the Issue
Maintaining turf and gardens in times of drought and water restrictions.
Why Are Australian Native Plants Better?
Australian native plants have long been preferred options for home gardeners and landscapers alike.