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.

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.

Hibiscus

apples

lavender, white, purple

pelargonium


Big U Native Garden (zone 2)

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

2x Acacia floribunda

fig

olive

native speedwell (d)

lavender (d)

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.

Oregano, standard, golden, greek

acacia floribunda

rubarb

mint

chocolate mint

fever few

thyme, standard, lemon

rosemary

red lettuce seed bank

rocket seedbank

perpetual spincach seedbank

sunchoke

globe artichoke

Planted Annuals:

  • tomatos

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

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

south facing. shelter from west and north winds.

food forest.

multigraft apple

cherry?

apricot

saltbush

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

grevilea

pelargonium

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

sour cherry


Water garden (zone 3)

potato. unknown mix

canna lily

walking onion

plum

Logan berry

geranium

Boyson berry

silvan berry

young berry

globe artichoke

pot marigold

nectarine

feijoa


Medicinal Garden (zone 3)

golden oregano

hyssop

purple salvia

valerian

rubus parvifolus

black wood wattle

?gotu kola

?brahmi

?tansy

?running postman

peach

?ruby saltbush

chamomile

grand mullien

garlic

greek oregano

Old Window View Garden (zone 3)

It is also next to the entrance to the medicinal area. Aesthetics is main role. But also external view control, wind control, allowing sun to pass, a little food production.

Salvia.

Geranium. rose, citronella and one more

garlic chives

roman chamomile

Lavender, french

Iris

yarrow

soapwort

oregano

rue


Home Back Garden (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

lime verbena

Twin grafted peach

red velvet geranium

pink geranium

bright red geranium

globe artichoke

sunchoke

garlic

parsley

golden native raspberry

raspberry

Potatoes

walking onion

kale

mustard green

lemon balm


Old Kitchen Garden (zone 2-3)


Lavender

Warrigul greens

salvia

perennial basil

native raspberry

yarrow

chamomile

geranium

citronella geranium

potatoes

garlic

oregano

rosemary

pineapple sage

alysum

mint

bergamot herb

yarrow

chamomile

native viola

wild plum

pear, josephines

apple, cox orange pippen

apple, red delicious

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


Quarry Firebreak succulent garden (3)

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

succulents

pig face as ground cover

native raspberry

fuchia

pieris

boobalia

greek oregano



Home Native Garden (zone 3)

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.

Midyim berry

muntries berry

pigface

pigface dwarf

correa

apple

alsyum

salvia, purple

native raspberry

daffodils

blackwood

kangaroo paw

native mint

poppy

nasturium

rosemary

kangaroo apple

blackwood wattle

Quarry food forest (zone 3)

Designed to move towards a temperate rain forest, more sheltered

horse radish

artichoke

sunchoke

raspberries

hazelnut

tahitian lime

orange

alysum

pelegonium

red salvia

yarrow

avocado

Big vege garden (zone 3)

artichoke *4

oregano

dill

chilli

horseradish


fuscia

raspberry

borage

olive

globe artichoke

Upper Berry runs (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


Faerie Grove (zone 4)

hawthorn, blackberry, briar rose hedge

lavender. french?

iris

bulk oregano

bulk rosemary

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

Creek bank (zone 4 or 5)

Stinging nettles. Urtica incisa

unknown salvia? small purple flowers, varigated leaves

Leon's Apple (3)

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