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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.

 

Seeds – Due to demand Western Australia Sales Only

Drylands Permaculture Nursery Stock List
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Ananas comosus
Pineapple

In Geraldton, growing pineapples is fun…

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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

Species of Kurrajong found in the…

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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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Brachychiton gregorii
Desert Kurrajong

This famous inland tree is noted…

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This famous inland tree is noted for its brilliant lime green foliage display during summer.

It has a distinctive symmetrical round canopy creating excellent shade in its desert environment.

The Kurrajong is a long lived drought tolerant tree native to Shark bay and Murchison region.

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Chamelaucium x verticordia
Paddy's Pink

Popular hybrid Verticordia and Geraldton Wax…

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Popular hybrid Verticordia and Geraldton Wax shrub that puts on a beautiful display of pink flowers in late winter - spring.

Suitable as a feature plant or planted as low-medium sized screening plant.

Low maintenance and hardy, it prefers a well drained soil and sunny position.

Tolerates dry locations, and can be lightly pruned to keep compact.

 

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Cymbopogon citratus
Lemon Grass

Fantastic culinary addition to any garden…

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Fantastic culinary addition to any garden. This tall leafy perennial grass is a must for lovers of Thai food and herbal teas where the leaves and stalks are used.

Fast growing tussocks suitable for coastal and limestone soils. Responds well to regular watering and harvesting.

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Delonix regalia
Poinciana

Stunning tree known for its flamboyant…

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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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Eugenia uniflora
Brazilian Cherry

A stunning small bush from South…

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A stunning small bush from South America often grown for its foliage as an ornamental or hedge. Also known as the Surinam cherry it has bright red fruit that hang like cherries but have a sweet and tart flavour when ripe.

Fruit best eaten fresh when deep red in colour. Seed is not edible. Makes an excellent tub plant and does well in Geraldton.

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Allium tuberosum
Garlic Chives
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Grevillea fililoba
Ellendale Pool Spider Flower

From the Ellendale Pool area, east…

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From the Ellendale Pool area, east of Geraldton, a hardy low spreading Grevillea suitable for range of soils.

Beautiful red 'spider-net' flowers from winter to spring attracts honey eating birds.

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Hakea bucculenta
Red Pokers

Entice nectar-feeding birds to your shrubbery…

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Entice nectar-feeding birds to your shrubbery with this shrub’s spectacular red poker flowers in winter and spring.

Fast growing, local native that tolerates moderate frosts and extended dry periods.

Suitable for both inland and coastal gardens and larger properties.

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Yilgarn Seeds - Open Pollinated Heirloom Seeds
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Capsicum annuum

Sow Spring
(In Geraldton…

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Sow Spring
(In Geraldton Autumn).
These strong plants produce a tapered 75mm long hot chilli that change colour to a deep orange when ripe.
Plants can also be grown from root suckers.

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Capsicum baccatum

Sow Spring.
(In Geraldton…

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Sow Spring.
(In Geraldton, Spring to Autumn).
This bush produces attractive, bright yellow, tapered chillies approx. 50mm long.
A rare Peruvian cultivar for the gourmet palate. A prolific bearer over two years in frost free areas.
A very hot, flavoursome chilli suited to many red bean dishes.

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Sow Spring to Autumn…

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Sow Spring to Autumn. Winter and into Spring in Geraldton region.

Heading cabbage, also known as napa cabbage, with held wrapping light green leaves.

Typically lightly steamed, stir fried or eaten raw in salads. Can also pickled and be used in Kimchi ferments.

Harvest when heads firm or leaves can be individually picked as needed.

Prefers free draining, fertile and moist soil. Direct sow seeds or plant seedlings 30cm or more apart. Maintain moisture for consistent head formation and avoiding bolting.

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Coriandrum sativum

Sow Autumn.
This small…

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Sow Autumn.
This small seeded variety is preferred in Thai cooking. The ground roots are also used.
Coriander powder is made from the dried seeds. Leaves are used extensively in Indian cooking.

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Eryngium foetidum

Sow Spring.
(In Geraldton…

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Sow Spring.
(In Geraldton, anytime).
Once you have cooked with this herb, you will make the effort to grow it.
A small perennial thistle-like plant whose whose leaves and root have a strong and agreeable coriander flavour.
It is a main ingredient in 'sofrito', a West Indian seasoning made of Parsley, Chilli and Thai Coriander.

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Zea mays

Sow Spring (In Geraldton…

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Sow Spring (In Geraldton produces a late crop if sown early-mid March).
Plants reach 1.5m and tend to be multiple stemmed. Each plant produces approximately 15 cob.
These can be harvested when premature (silks are pink and eaten as chinese mini corn. If let to mature, the small red kernels may be used as popcorn. If saving seed, cull any over sized plants.

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Zea mays

Sow Spring
(In Geraldton…

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Sow Spring
(In Geraldton - late Winter or late Summer).
A delicious variety not exhibiting the insipid sweetness of many hybrids. 250mm long kernels with 2 to 3 cobs per plant. Seeds are a golden yellow colour. A characteristic of this variety is that the seeds dry flat, this is not an indication of viability. 4 months to maturity.

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Zea mays

Sow Spring - Summer.

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Sow Spring - Summer.
This plant grows to 2.5m high and produces a beautiful cob speckled with white red, blue and yellow kernels.
This corn can also be eaten if harvested in its immature stage. Cobs make excellent dried ornaments.
Dried seeds are usually ground to make a cornmeal for breads and corn chips.

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Vigna unguiculata

Sow Spring (In Geraldton…

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Sow Spring (In Geraldton, early Spring).
Heat tolerant, vigourous climber up to 3m along trellis or wire fence .
Highly productive, with up to 16 light browned coloured peas per pod. Short lived Perennial in warmer, frost-free climates.

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Lepidium sativum

Sow Spring to Autumn. (…

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Sow Spring to Autumn. (In Geraldton, Autumn).
Young leaves can be regularly picked to provide a tangy, peppery taste as a salad herb or garnish for omelettes, soups and sandwiches.
Seeds suitable for sprouting. Prefers a shady spot if planted towards the hotter months. Maturity in less than four weeks.

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Cucumis sativus

Sow Spring.
Climbing plant…

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Sow Spring.
Climbing plant, fruit 150 to 200mm long. White coloured flesh with white skin.
This apple type of cucumber has textured surface. Heirloom variety from Dongara, Western Australia.

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Anethum graveolens

Sow Autumn.
Seed commonly…

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Sow Autumn.
Seed commonly used a flavouring for pickles and fish. A good orchard plant it grows to 1.5m, has huge parachute shaped flower which attract many garden pest predators.
Delightful green soft fern-like foliage often picked, dried and sold as 'Dill Tips'.

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Chrysanthemum x morifolium

Sow Spring.
(In Geraldton…

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Sow Spring.
(In Geraldton, Autumn).
Sometimes referred to as 'Chop Suey Greens'. Leaves are eaten in Stir fries in Chinese food.
This annual plant grow to 1.5m and has masses of 30-40mm yellow chrysanthemum flowers.

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Solanum melongena

Sow Spring (In Geraldton…

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Sow Spring (In Geraldton, sow anytime).
A non-bitter heirloom eggplant with pleasant flavour from Laos. Standing 1.5m tall it has small round attractive fruit 50mm in dia. Cream-coloured fruit with green "tiger stripes" on upper half.
When fruit is picked at this stage no pre-processing is needed, cook entire fruit with skin. Bears prolifically over 3-4 yrs. Tolerates a light frost.

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Foeniculum vulgare

Sow Winter-Spring.
Perennial herb…

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Sow Winter-Spring.
Perennial herb to 2m with soft foliage and sweet anise flavour.
Young stems and leaves are used as a garnish and seasoning herb and traditionally for its many medicinal properties including aiding digestion and calming nerves. Plant in well drained soil.

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Trigonella foenum-graecum

Sow direct into the…

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Sow direct into the ground after the shortest day.

A legume which grows and looks similar to a bush bean.
Dried seeds are used ground in Indian curries or sprouted in salads. Young leafy shoots are also used in curries.

Boiled seed yields a yellow dye.

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Tanacetum partenium

Sow Autumn or Spring.

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Sow Autumn or Spring.
A stunning 500mm high daisy-like flowering plant with dainty fern-like leaves. An excellent general companion plant due to it's pest predator attracting flowers and strong smelling leaves.
Three to five fresh leaves between slices of bread said to reduce migraines.

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Allium tuberosum

Sow Spring (In Geraldton…

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Sow Spring (In Geraldton, all year round).
Sow in trays. Cover with 5mm soil, keep moist and transplant at 4-6 weeks into garden or large pot. Attractive drought hardy white flowering variety. Excellent garlic flavoured leaves are used raw and in cooking. Can be harvested continuously by breaking off leaves as they are needed. Plants can be easy divided once established.

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Lagenaria siceraria

Plant Spring.

Also known…

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Plant Spring.

Also known as New Guinea Butterbean, is a pumpkin like climbing vine, fruits are up to 1m long or more. Harvest when 150-200mm long. Eaten like zucchini they have a flavour similar to cooked green beans.
Best grown on a trellis for blemish free fruit. Dried, they make great long musical rattles (maracas').

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12
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Lawsonia alba

Sow Spring.
Wind and…

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Sow Spring.
Wind and heat tolerant deciduous bush growing to 2m with a mass of white flower umbels similar to an elderberry.
The leaves can be dried and ground to a powder which is mixed to a muddy paste to dye and condition hair.
A highly prized plant in the middle east.

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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.

Photo: Popping Barley Grain © J. Barber 2010

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