Three Reasons To Go Native

MarcusAustralia has an amazing variety of native plants to offer the home gardener, however it is a resource that is still undervalued and underutilised. Back in 2005 a study compiled by the Department of the Environment and Heritage found between 19,000 and 21,000 species of native Australian flowering plants, however this number excludes horticultural cultivars, pine trees, ferns, mosses and any other non-flowering plants, so the total number of plants is actually even higher than that figure.

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