Part of the Real World Garden Radio Show
You may have seen two- dimensional garden designs and wanted something similar for your garden, but is that kind of thing totally necessary?
Could a free hand sketch be just as good as long as it was to scale?
Let’s find out.
I'm talking with Peter Nixon Project manager and landscape designer for Paradisus garden design. www.peternixon.com.au
Peter advises to choose a landscape or garden designer that provides availability lists and photos of the plants that are in the design.
f you want more than just new garden beds and new plants, you may just want a garden designer.
But if you want more doing than just plants, you’ll need project manager who is also a garden or landscape designer.
Do you like the sound of a plant that has flowers like buttons the size of your thumb but on stalks, with grey strappy leaves?
What if I tell you it’s an Australian native, a perennial and loves dry weather, would you be interested then?
Let’s find out about it
Billy buttons is a dense groundcover that spreads around 50cm in width.
- Botanical Bite: The flower is a pseudanthium consisting of between three and eight florets surrounded by bracts.
- The petals are joined to form a small tube and the florets with their surrounding bracts are yellow or golden-yellow.
- each flower head may contain over a thousand individual flowers.