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A stunning vertical garden idea - something like this for a backyard veggie garden would be amazing!

Trachelospermum jasminoides in full flower.  One of my favourite evergreen and scented climbers which obligingly only protrudes about 30cm from its support.

The Vermeer Garden in Chelsea, London, U. designed by Andy Sturgeon - Trachelospermum jasminoides in full flower (an evergreen and scented climbers which obligingly only protrudes about 30 cm from its support)

Austromyrtus dulcis (Midyim Berry)

The Austromyrtus dulcis Midyim Berry is A low spreading shrub with dainty foliage developing a reddish shade in colder climates.

Russelia equisetiformis - Firecracker plant. Fabulous for hanging baskets and hummingbirds can't get enough of it.

Russelia equisetiformis (Firecracker Plant, Coral Plant, Coralblow, Fountain Plant) - Your Garden Party

Herb Garden

Retaining wall herb garden on a steep slope next to a stair case. We need something like this in our back yard. Interesting idea to terrace vegetables

Grevillea Royal Mantle

Grevillea 'Poorinda Royal Mantle' A single plant Can cover an area of 4 square metres

Poorinda Royal Mantle (grevillea Royal carpet) A prostrate ground cover to 30cm high and several across with large, flat, variable green leaves, bronze new growth, layering stems and deep red to maroon toothbrush flowers in the warmer months. Good plant for covering a sunny slope. Bird attractant. A few plants in the Protea family can be damaged by phosphorous(P). Exercise caution when applying fertiliser.

Poorinda Royal Mantle (grevillea Royal carpet) A prostrate ground cover to 30cm high and several across with large, flat, variable green leaves, bronze new growth, layering stems and deep red to maroon toothbrush flowers in the warmer months. Good plant for covering a sunny slope. Bird attractant. A few plants in the Protea family can be damaged by phosphorous(P). Exercise caution when applying fertiliser.

(Grevillea Royal Mantle)

(Grevillea ’Poorinda Royal Mantle) Groundcover from UCSC Arboretum

Austrailian evergreen vine Bauhinia Corymbosa Orchid Vine, Butterfly Vine, Fairy Vine, or Camels Foot. Growing 30-40 feet in zones 8-11 in full sun or part shade. This vine will blossom throughout the summer even in the warmest humid climates. The blossoms do resemble small lavender deeply veined orchids.

Vine Plants O Orchidflower Vine Bauhinia Corymbosa

Coastal Cushion Banksia (prostrate)

Coastal Cushion Banksia (prostrate)

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