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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 acuminata
Raspberry Jam Tree

Native to Geraldton, a wonderful small…

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Native to Geraldton, a wonderful small shade tree, known as the Raspberry Jam tree from the smell of the wood when hand sawn.

It's durable timber was used extensively for fence posts before the day of treated pine. Commonly used as a host plant for Quandong.

Produces heavy blooms of yellow cylindrical flowers in winter. Suitable for inland and coastal areas.

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Acacia saligna
Golden Wreath Wattle

Dense weeping multi-use shrub that puts…

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Dense weeping multi-use shrub that puts on a massive display of bright yellow flowers from winter through to spring.

Its bright green leaves are a good quality animal fodder. This fast growing wattle grows well in disturbed, poor soils as a screening hedge and can grow a metre per year until maturity.

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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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Atriplex nummularia
Old Man Saltbush

This hardy attractive foliage plant tolerates…

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This hardy attractive foliage plant tolerates very salty soils and grows well by the coast.
Its striking colour contrast makes an excellent garden backdrop against other plants in water-wise gardens.
A perfect windbreak and fire retardant plant.

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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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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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Chamelaucium floriferum
Walpole Wax

Attractive white-pink flowering Wax flower from…

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Attractive white-pink flowering Wax flower from our sandy and rocky Southern WA coastal region.

Prefers a well drained soil. Tolerates dry locations, and can be lightly pruned to keep compact.

Puts on a large display of flowers in late winter - spring.

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Curcuma longa
Tumeric

Leafy perennial harvested for highly valued…

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Leafy perennial harvested for highly valued rhizome roots used in cooking and traditional medicine.

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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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Yilgarn Seeds - Open Pollinated Heirloom Seeds
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Beta vulgaris

Plant early Winter.
This…

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Plant early Winter.
This wonderfully sweet lime green leaf vegetable will supersede all other silverbeets once you taste it.
It is so sweet it makes a great lettuce substitute.
A vigorous and fast growing variety, seeding in it's first summer in Geraldton.

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Capsicum annuum

Sow Spring.
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Sow Spring.
Extremely attractive colourful upright pointing fruit 30mm long and 15mm wide.
Bush grows to 400mm with deep green foliage and purple flowers. The purple fruit turns orange then red when ripe.

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Capsicum annuum

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Sow Spring (In Geraldton, sow Autumn).
Upright red fruit 40mm long and 10mm wide tapering to a point. A compact bush form with a long heavy fruiting period. Exhibits nematode tolerance.

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Capsicum annuum

Sow Spring.
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Sow Spring.
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Bush grows to 600-700mm with long thin green fruit 80mm long and 5mm wide with a tapering point, that turns red when ripe.
Slight circular ridging around the fruit. Hot, pungent and flavourful fruit that dries well.

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Capsicum annuum

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Sow Spring
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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.
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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. 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

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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

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Sow Spring
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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.
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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

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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

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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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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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Please Call 0458 381628

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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