Common name:Stalked Aeonium
Botanical name:Aeonium undulatum
Stalked Aeonium is an unbranched shrub, with somewhat metallic-green, 10" long, spoon shaped leaves. The leaves form large rosettes on stems 2'-3' tall. Flowers are dark yellow; plant rarely blooms. Water regularly in summer.
Common name:Bower Vine
Botanical name:Pandorea jasminoides
Pandorea is a very classy vine, with clean glossy leaves and beautiful pink flowers with red centers. It is a terrific patio plant that is elegant anywhere you use it.
Practice grass-cycling by leaving short grass clippings on lawns after mowing, so that nutrients and organic matter are returned to the soil.
Attract, or buy beneficial insects such as ladybugs and lacewings to control pest outbreaks in your garden.