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About Ordering & Pick Up from our Farm Store ...

Thank you for visiting our on-line store. As a small enterprise we offer a select range of products that we produce seasonally.

As a social enterprise, our sales allow us to train volunteers in seed saving, propagation of nursery plants,  and continue to develop our demonstration organic seed gardens and permaculture education facilities.

You can read more about where we invest our revenue on our Contribute page.

 

SHIPPING AND PICKUP

  • Please note our Plants and Vege Seedlings are only available by local pickup.
  • Our Seeds are Express posted to you or collected from our farm.
  • Due to demand we may not be able to offer Seed purchases outside of Western Australia.

PAYMENTS

  • Payment accepted is direct deposit, cash and cheque.
  • Eftpos is available at our nursery.

ORDER CONFIRMATION

  • All orders will be confirmed by email or phone as to availability, total price and shipping.
  • For local pickups we will include agreed collection time if outside our walk in open times.

STOCKLIST UPDATES

  • Our online order forms and stock list catalogues are updated regularly as stock is sold, and as new stock is seasonally produced.

 

Drylands Permaculture Nursery Stock List
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Acacia tetragonophylla
Curara
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If you want birds nesting in your garden this prickly tree is one way to keep them safe from cats, and is effective as a deterrent border tree. Has a mass of pompom yellow flowers during winter and the most exquisite of spiral seed pods and seeds with circular bright yellow arials.
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Alpinia nutans
Cardamon Leaf Ginger
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Great as a tropical looking screen. Grown for its foliage, which is edible and has the fragrance of Cardamon when crushed, and suitability for shaded areas of your garden. The root is not usually used and plant doesn’t produce cardamom seed pods. The leaves can be used in cooking e.g. to wrap food & flavour it and add to sweet rice dessert.
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Ananas comosus
Pineapple
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In Geraldton, growing pineapples is fun and easy under shade. These plants will fruit this year and annually there after. Three tricks to good growth: 1. Water from the top, 2. Keep them moist and well fed; and 3. Grow them in acidic soil
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Brachychiton acuminatus
Rock Kurrajong
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Species of Kurrajong found in the rocky hills and range lands of the Pilbara region, Western Australia. Displays the distinctive round canopy shape and typical brilliant lime green foliage display during summer for which Kurrajongs are renowned for. Suited to heavier loam and rocky soils, but has also performed well in the neutral sands around Geraldton.
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Butia odorata
Jelly Palm
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A graceful silver South American palm that produces a large weight of juicy orange fruit with a green tinge and taste similar to mango and mandarin. Also known as the Pinto Palm and Wine Palm. The large seeded fruit are ~25mm in diameter and eaten fresh or dried or made into jellies, juices and liquors. A vigorous and easily grown palm with a thick trunk that is used extensively in landscaping and is one of the more drought tolerant palms once established.
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Callistemon speciosus
King's Park Special Bottlebrush
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This evergreen shrub produces large bright red bottlebrush flowers highly sought after by nectar feeding birds. These seedling are offspring of the well-known Kings Park Bottlebrush which perform well in the Geraldton region. Prune plants after flowering to maintain dense foliage.
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Calothamnus quadrifidus ssp. homalophyllus
Murchison Clawflower 'Wicherina'
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Heavy flowering form of Clawflower from Wicherina, east of Geraldton in the Midwest. A decorative dome shaped shrub for gardens that is also useful on farms as a windbreak and soil erosion control. Striking clusters of red claw flowers in winter to spring. Tolerates extended dry periods, water logging and light frost.
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Corymbia hamersleyana
Hamersley Bloodwood
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Corymbia lenziana
Inland Bloodwood
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Delonix regalia
Poinciana
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Stunning tree known for its flamboyant red/orange floral display and attractive lime green tropical foliage. Great garden/driveway centre piece providing shade in summer. Limestone tolerant and suited to coastal areas.
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Yilgarn Seeds - Open Pollinated Heirloom Seeds
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Brassica juncea
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Sow Spring to Autumn. Grown for the broad white leafstalks which are widely used in Chinese stir-fries. Leafstalks should be picked often, like silverbeet. Small compact plant, very easy and quick to grow. Matures after 60 days and has excellent resistance to bolting.
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Hordeum vulgare
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Sow Autumn. A two-row type barley often used as 'mash' for home brew beer. It can also be popped like popcorn and eaten. Grows up to 1m tall producing disease resistant 100mm heads.
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Ocimum gratissimum
Sow Spring (In Geraldton, Autumn to…
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Sow Spring (In Geraldton, Autumn to Spring). Drought and wind tolerant, this 1.5m tall perennial plant's leaves are used as a clove substitute. It is particularly good in Indian curries. Extremely useful in gardens, its strong aroma confuses insects and they have trouble finding plants to eat.
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Ocimum basilicum
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Sow Spring. Always sow after the shortest day to prolong flowering and encourage leafy growth. Never has picking basil leaves to make pesto been quicker. This hardy variety has slightly wavy green leaves several times larger than common sweet basil. Constant tipping of flowers from plants will promote more leaves. This annual is well-suited for growing in balcony pots.
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Phaseolus vulgaris
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Sow Spring (In Geraldton, sow Autumn). A white seeded variety of green bean whose pods are best eaten when young. A vigorous climber with yellow flowers and a good seed set. Pods to 200mm long.
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Phaseolus vulgaris
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Plant Spring (In Geraldton, plant Autumn) This is a bush bean which produces screeds of green flat beans up to 18cm in length. Tremendously successful in Geraldton through the winter growing period as it is cold tolerant. This variety has lilac flowers and seeds are red. Known to be resistant to fusarium wilt and bacterial diseases.
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Phaseolus vulgaris
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Sow early Autumn or early Spring. Sprawling dwarf variety capable of producing a second flush after picking 18cm long pods holding large narrow variegated purple-ivory coloured seeds. Eaten as a green bean. Suitable for growing in pots. Bred in 1880s East Gippsland, Victoria by Arthur Staley exhibits good tolerance of cooler temperatures.
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Sow Early Spring (In Geraldton - Sow Autumn) Climbing green bean, also known as 'Westralia' bred in the 1950s in Western Australia for its productivity and rust resistance. Grow on fence or trellis to 2 metres tall.
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Phaseolus vulgaris
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Sow Spring (In Geraldton, Autumn to Spring) Dwarf/semi-vining bean growing to 400mm tall. Has yellow shiny wax coated pencil pods. Sometimes referred to as Butter Beans, pick when pods are yellow, and eat lightly steamed. Delicious with olive oil, garlic and fresh parsley. This variety has black seeds when mature.
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Phaseolus vulgaris
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Sow early Spring (In Geraldton, Autumn or Spring). Also known as 'Scotia' bean, a stringless 'pencil-pod' climbing bean with thin speckled purple pods around 12cm long and 'zebra' stripe patterns on seeds. Pick once pod reaches full size and best eaten as a green bean lightly steamed.
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Vicia faba
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Sow mid Winter to Spring.Large 220mm long, green longpod variety saved since 1993 by Len from Jurien Bay, Western Australia.Up to seven 30mm flat seeds per pod. Young beans can be steamed and eaten whole.Pruning plants before they flower promotes a bushy habit reducing their overall height and the need for staking.
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Vicia faba
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Sow mid Winter to Spring. A green seeded broad bean with 3 to 4 seeds per pod. It sets seed even in warmer winter areas. Good disease resistance and prolific bearer. Whole pods can be eaten immature as steamed greens or when more mature, shelled beans (still soft) as steamed beans. Dry beans can be soaked and cooked in bean salads, or substituted for kidney or borlotti beans in Italian and Mexican dishes.
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Brassica oleracea
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Sow early Autumn. The flowering buds and stems of this plant are harvested and eaten fresh or stemmed. In warmer climates this plant lasts for several years. This variety produces one large head then on-goingly produces multiple small flowering heads. Sowing early autumn in the midwest will allow the large heads to mature before the winter cycle of aphids.
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Calendula officinalis
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Sow end of Winter - Autumn. Brilliant orange flowered medicinal plant. Petals harvested, dried can be made into an antiseptic salve. Petals can be eaten and look stunning when drizzled with olive oil in a salad.
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Physalis peruviana
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Sow Spring (In Geraldton, sow anytime). Hardy sprawling bush 1.5m wide & 1m tall. Sweet yellow berry fruit can be harvested when jacket wrapping is papery dry. Fruit can be eaten fresh or made into jam. If left to dry on the plant, fruit make delicious sultanas. Living for 3 years, plant can be trained as a vine and responds well to pruning.
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Capsicum annuum
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Sow Spring. (In Geraldton, Autumn-Spring). An excellent flavoured sweet capsicum with long tapered chilli shape fruit to 130mm, turning red when ripe. Prolific variety with records of up to 700 fruit per plant.
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Capsicum annuum
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Plant Spring. Prolific variety with large sweet fruit. Sow in a rich soil and keep moist. Fruit will be smaller if nutrients are inadequate. Large leaves help protect fruit from sunburn. May benefit from filtered shade in summer. Pick fruit when full size, either green or later when red.
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Daucas carota
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Sow Autumn-Spring  warm climates. All year cool climates. Summer in cold climates. Productive carrot suitable for wide range of climates with long 20cm orange coloured root and good flavour.  Sow directly in long furrows to 5mm in friable soil. Cover and firmly press soil. Stagger sowing fortnightly for continual harvest.  Keep weed free and soil moist. Matures in 65 to 80 days. Thinned carrots can be eaten as 'baby' carrots.
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Nepeta cataria
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Plant Spring. (In Geraldton, Autumn). Catnip is drought tolerant and often perennial. The mint-like scent of the bruised leaves of this herb is said to attract cats and deter rats. It stands 1/2 m high and its white flowers are a good bee attractant for pollination when grown around in orchards and vegetable gardens. Young shoots can be used in salads.
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Apium graveolens
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Sow Winter. This variety has very pale golden-yellow leaves and stems. It is a compact variety with stringless stems and a delicate flavour. Best eaten young and when grown in blocks rather than rows natural blanching will improve the flavour.
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Vegetable and Herb Seedlings - Open Pollinated Heirlooms
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Garclic Chives White Flowering
Useful perennial herb for cooking. Simply…
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Useful perennial herb for cooking. Simply harvest and chop fresh garlic tasting leaves as you nee them.
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Contact Details

Drylands Foundation
333 David Rd (North), Waggrakine
Geraldton,Western Australia 6530

Tel. (08) 9938 1628
Mob. 0458 38 1628
Email. info@drylands.org.au

ABN: 60 163 754 943

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Drylands Foundation

The Drylands Permaculture Farm, is managed by the Drylands Foundation, a not-for-profit environmental organisation.

The Foundation utilises the Farm, to promote and demonstrate environmental sustainability and conservation through social enterprise.

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