Eclectic Gardening

In this episode we look at bringing the indoors to the outdoors to create an eclectic garden space. Landscape & Garden designer, Ruth Chambers designs such a garden complete with an outdoor shower and a Patio.

Plant List

  • Shrubs at back – Podocarpus henkelii – Henkel’s Yellowood
  • Tree in middle – Combretum erythrophyllum – River Bush-willow
  • Colour:
    • Bougainvillea ‘Tropical Rainbow’
    • Zantedeschia varieties
    • Phaeleonopsis – Moth Orchid
    • Gerbera – Barberton Daisy
  • Small shrub border:
    • Plectranthus madagascariensis – Madagascar Spurflower or Variegated Mintleaf
    • Coprosma ‘Pacific Night’ – Mirror, or Looking-glass plant
  • Groundcovers:
    • Sagina – Irish Moss
    • Mentha pulegium – Pennyroyal
    • Festuca gautieri – Bearskin Fescue
    • Asparagus densiflorus ‘Green Ripple’ – Foxtail/Emerald Fern


Take a close look at the garden by clicking on the picture below