LARGE DROUGHT TOLERANT NATIVE GARDEN
Located north of Melbourne, this garden was constructed in stages. It has withstood very testing conditions: drought and hot winds in Summer, and water-logging in Winter.
An extensive shelter-belt of local indigenous plants was created all around the site initially. This grew quickly and successfully, and provided a very effective screen for the subsequent plantings of non-local native plants within.
the garden has never been irrigated since the initial establishment period, and has developed quickly.
It is an excellent example of good understanding of site conditions, and appropriate plant selection.