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Plants and Garden beds

This is mainly a list to try to remind me of what plants are where. The record keeping of plants can be quite tricky.
Currently it is wildly out of date as it is mainly from before the 2018 St Patrick's day fires wiped the gardens clear.

Wider Area

Hawthorn
European Blackberry
Native raspberry
golden native raspberry
cutleaf blackberry
Sweet briar rose


Big U Shelter Garden (zone 1 by visibility, 3 by effort)

This bed faces west in a highly windy area. It is mainly succulents and its job is to survive in a harsh location and act to capture and smother fire embers.

Big U Front shelter belt  (zone 1)

North facing. fire protection and just being low. Probably should involve more food as very accessable.

Thyme
Apple
Lavender

flowers, succulents


white lavender x2

hardenbergia x2


Big U Native Garden  (zone 2)

North facing. Visibility shelter, north shelter nice spot and functional plants.

2x Acacia floribunda
fig(e)
olive
native speedwell(e)
lavender(e)


Big U Main vege garden  (zone 1)

East facing. One of most protected places on the ridge. the most productive garden directly around the Big U.

acacia floribunda
rubarb
oregano. common, golden, greek
mint
peppermint
fever few
thyme
rosemary x3
red lettuce
tomatillo
stevia(e)
globe artichoke
pink lavender
society garlic x3
chives



Big U South East garden 'hardy bed'   (zone 2)

East facing. Shelter from north winds. some from west winds. lowish sun. 
View, tough herbs, fruit trees

fejoia
peach (rootstock only?)
salvia, various (x5 or so)
rosemary
viola
oregano
rosemary
thyme

globe artichoke



Big U South West garden 'new food forest'  (zone 2)

south facing. shelter from west and north winds. 
food forest.


multigraft apple
cherry?
apricot
salvia
comfrey


Main Orchard (zone 2)

SW of the big U. Part of role is act as a shelter belt for the U from from South West winds. 
Main role is main orchard. But also acts as food forest, mainly bulk herbs. 
But various other edibles as well.

Perrenial leek

Rosemary
lemon tyme
oregano (mainly golden)
yarrow

currant

pigface

Various nitrogen fixers. acacia etc blackwood

apple: christmas,
apple: egremont russett
apple: cox orange pippen
apple sweet coppin
apple: cornish gillyflower
fig: st dominique
pear: Uverdale st germain x3
Pear: Yellow huffcap (perry), x2
pear: doyenne de commice, x3
peach: blackburn elberta. x2

Cherry: sunburst
Cherry: moira di vignola


North Fence Gardens (zone 2)

These beds are from the main Big U beds along the fenceline to give a bit of shelter, from the winds and a visibility block. They are close enough to also be productive and visible.
In time this will probably merge with the Big U gardens and windbreaks.

Apples (aiming for espallier-like)
White lavender
Cherry
Acacias
Geraniums
westringia

more natives




North Fence Cliff windbreak areas (zone 3)

General shelter belt along the cliff. but narrow so not a full windbreak.

Natives (eg acacia) and generally anything tough that might cope.


Home Back Garden (zone 1) (wiped by fire. zone 2-3)

This bed has the most protection, it is right next to my room so it gets attention.
It has a few roles, wind break, pretty flowers, veges, but its main role is parent for various perennial plants to then be spread to other beds.

Perennial basil
Perennial leek
Perennial spinach
Oregano
Dill
Nasturtium
Alyssum
Blue Salvia
Lipstick Salvia
Purple Salvia
Another Salvia
Bay Tree
lime verbena
Lime
Tahitian lime
Twin grafted peach
Tomato. Black Russian, beef heart (ex)
fuzzy grey flower thing (lamb's ears stachys byzantina?)
red velvet geranium
pink geranium
bright red geranium
globe artichoke
sunchoke
evening primrose
garlic
parsley
purple dog faced iris
golden native raspberry
raspberry
Potatoes
chicory
german chamomile
thyme
walking onion
main spring 2016
kale
bok choi
sweet pea (annual)
mustard green
lemon balm
chives
rosemary
lemon myrtle
hardenbergia

Home Kitchen Garden (zone 1) (wiped by fire, zone 2)

This garden is quite literally the kitchen. Its main aim is all the culinary herbs in easy reach. plus insect control so it is a nice space to sit.
Lavender
perennial basil
native raspberry
chicory 
geranium
citronella geranium
potatoes
garlic
oregano
rosemary
pineapple sage
alysum
mint
bergamot herb
yarrow
chamomile
varigated mint
native viola

wild plum
cherry
cherry
pear, josephines
apple, cox orange pippen
apple, red delicious
tasmanian mountain pepper

thyme, golden, doone, white spreading, yellow, pink chintz, turkey thyme

Home Medicinal Garden (zone 1)(wiped by fire, zone 2)

golden oregano
hyssop
white sage
golden thyme
purple salvia
valerian
mugwort
yerba mate
dragon fruit
rubus parvifolus
black wood wattle
wormwood
gotu kola
brahmi
tansy
running postman
dill
ruby saltbush


Home Firebreak succulent garden (2)(wiped by fire)

south of bedroom. firebreak between downhill and bedroom. in shade. 

 succulents
 pig face as ground cover
native raspberry
fuchia
pieris
boobalia
greek oregano




Home Window View Garden (zone 2)(wiped by fire)

This garden is main thing seen from the bedrom window. It is also next to the entrance to the home area. So aethetics is main role. But also external view control, wind control, allowing sun to pass, a little food production.

Salvia. Purple, pink, red
view
lemon
Geranium. rose, citronella and one more
alyssum 
garlic chives
rosemary, upright and creeping
roman chamomile
Lavender, french and pink
heritage autumn raspberry
summer raspberry
Iris
yarrow
soapwort
margoram
turkey thyme



Home Native Garden (zone 2)(wiped by fire, zone 2)

This garden is just uphill from the kitchen. Still easy to access.
Mainly has best soil for natives. Still mainly edible, but also bird atrracting.
native garden

Midyim berry
muntries berry
pigface
pigface dwarf
correa
apple
alsyum
salvia, purple
native raspberry
daffodils
kangaroo paw
native mint
poppy
nasturium
rosemary 
kangaroo apple
blackwood wattle


Quarry food forest (zone 2)(wiped by fire, zone 3)

Designed to move towards a temperate rain forest, more sheltered

muntries berry
horse radish
artichoke
sunchoke
raspberries
varigated elder
hazelnut
tahitian lime
orange
alysum
pelegonium
red salvia
yarrow
avocado

Big vege garden (zone 2)(wiped by fire, zone 3)

potato
sweet marogram
wormwood
artichoke *4
oregano
dill
chilli
rubarb
mullberry
sweet briar rose
horseradish

Water garden initial bed (zone 2)(wiped by fire, zone 2)

potato. unknown mix
canna lily
maple
perennial basil
evening primrose
walking onion
cherry

Water Garden (zone 1, 2 in future)(wiped by fire, zone 2)

Logan berry
geranium
Boyson berry
silvan berry
young berry

raspberry
wormwood
parsley
globe artichoke
pot marigold
garlics
curry
thyme
tarragon

cherry
apple
pear
apple, summer strawberry
cherry
apple
plum
apple
nectarine
almond

-pond
bacopa carolinia
water lily, pink, white
water ribbon



Gate bed (zone 2)(wiped by fire, zone 2)

gate bedPerennial basil
maple
lavender
walking onion
parsley
fuscia
raspberry
borage
olive
globe artichoke
jerusalem artichoke
suculents

Upper Berry runs (Zone 2)(wiped by fire, zone 2)

Needs north windshelter, currently pallet fence. Add Olives, fejoia and salvia.
Wants south windshelter, currently pallet fence and raised potato beds. Add Olives and salvia.
West shelter of old blackberry thicket. Mainly as wind break. should be removed, disease concern.
Replace with olives and salvia. lily pilly and Common Boobialla.

Run of Mystery berry (loganberry?)
2 runs of Raspberry, heritage
run of summer raspberry
run of young berry
(planned) run of native raspberry. Esp yellow
run of boysen berry

apple pink lady

shelter hedges of wormwood and southern wood, yarrow, salvia
garlic mixed with berries

(planned) Add tansy, turnip

Sheltered Zone 2 (gone)

Fig
loquat
pink geranium
tomatoes, random seeds
garlic
walking onion
purple sapphire potato
fuchsia
comfrey
sweet potato
globe artichoke

Kale
Bok choi
- notes: These brassicas are mixed here to test if one acts as a sacrificial to another.
In other places these should be kept separate to avoid hybridisation so can be kept pure for seed saving.



Faerie Grove (3)(wiped by fire, zone 3)

hawthorn, blackberry, briar rose hedge

strawberry gum
lavender. french?
iris
bulk oregano
bulk rosemary

uphill of here should be clear to start to hill as firebreak

Creek bank (2 or 4)

Stinging nettles
unknown salvia? small purple flowers, varigated leaves


Leon's Apple (2)

A nice quiet sitting spot

Leons Apple. A golden sweet apple. Fruits early march
Correa
(planned)Saliva to assist wind break
(planned) pig face as ground cover

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