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Review - Lesley Ottey: Poisonous Plants in the Garden

The first thing Lesley said to us was to make a note of the 0800 POISON (0800-764766) telephone

number. Keep it beside your phone or inside your bathroom cabinet for emergencies; – it is a

continuous day and night service.

Lesley became aware of the toxicity of plants well before she had her children, so was fully prepared

to put barriers in place when her two “grazing” kids discovered the garden! An electric fence was

installed to repel them from the poisonous and dangerous plants.

Lesley brought in some photos of poisonous plants: foxgloves, green potatoes, rhododendrons, swan

plants, euphorbia, ivy to name a few. Foxgloves (digitalis) were the favoured choice of plant for

Edwardian wives for killing off their husbands! Some tramplers have learned the hard way, that the

adage “if one sees a native bird eat berries, the berries are safe for humans” is a myth. If you are

unsure, don’t eat it.

Lesley attended a wedding in the UK at which the fis...

May 10, 2016

Gordonia longicarpa syn. Polyspora longicarpa

Theaceae family

We found growing in far North Vietnam at near a town called Sapa in April 1992 growing in a stream.

Gordonia longicarpa has creamy petals and bright yellow golden stamens’ looking like a Camellia.

The flowers have crinkled texture and can be 3” to 4” wide one of more than 30 species found in the province of Yunnan, China  and Malaysia. G. longicarpa varies from shrub to large tree.

Prefer more acidic soil. Blooming late winter in the Blue Mountains. A very large tree or maintained shrub in the gardens shows an attractive winter blooms

In the Blue Mountains’ it grows to 15 feet high. A very rare plant for Camellia collectors’

Polyspora longicarpa formerly Gordonia longicarpa

For sell at http://www.carrollsirisesdaylilies.com/#!product/prd13/4207857511/gordonia-longicarpa

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February 24, 2016

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Daylilies belong to the genus Hemerocallis are in the liliaceae family and are related to the lily plant but on...

June 1, 2015

About Camellias

 Camellias are now  flowering in Sydney from autumn to early spring and in other warmer areas but here in the Blue Mountains Camellia japonica, Reticulata, Rusticana 'Otome' and other hybrids are in mid-autumn until mid- spring, the peak,or in their full bloom bloom  is on August-September. Camellias needs pruning every 2-3years if you want your Camellias to have a trim for  better flowering Craig Carroll is an expert in this task for more than 30 years doing this job around Sydney if you think your Camellias needs pruning he is happy to have it for you by contacting him in his contact numbers. If you have any problems with your Camellias he is happy to give you his advice & tips.

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Review - Lesley Ottey: Poisonous Plants in the Garden

The first thing Lesley said to us was to make a note of the 0800 POISON (0800-764766) telephone

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Poisonous Plants in the Garden

May 24, 2016

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