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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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Enchylaena tomentosa
Ruby Salt Bush
Low growing, spreading shrub suits both…
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Low growing, spreading shrub suits both coastal and inland gardens, and variety of well drained soils including saline conditions. Bird attracting small fruits turn from green to yellow to red when ripe. Fruits traditionally also used as bush tucker . Attractive foliage in small succulent leaves. Valued as sheep fodder plant.
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Eucalyptus baudiniana
Murchison Blackbutt
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A rarely grown striking medium sized tree (occasionally a mallee) native to areas from Shark Bay to Perenjori. Ideal shade and windbreak tree for near coastal and inland wheatbelt soils. Rough, darker grey-black trunk with smooth brown branches. White flowers appear amongst its bright green foliage from spring to early autumn.
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Eucalyptus camaldulensis var. arida
Red River Gum
Fast growing, tall windbreak tree. It…
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Fast growing, tall windbreak tree. It has a generous spreading canopy and is valued for its impressive appearance and delicate creamy white flowers. It’s smooth white trunk sheds red/orange flakes of bark from its base, which looks striking in the wet season.
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Eucalyptus leucoxylon 'Rosea'
Red Flowering Yellow Gum
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Great bee and bird-attracting tree has masses of bright red flowers which drip from its branches summer and autumn. Fast growing paddock windbreak or garden specimen. Responds well to pruning and shaping. This is a South Australian native that performs well in the Geraldton region’s sandy soils.
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Eucalyptus loxophleba ssp. supralaevis
Billabong York Gum
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One of the hardiest fast growing windbreak gums of the mid-west region. Grey foliage changes to green as plant ages. Tree limbs are smooth and copper-coloured. Often planted with the winter rains and never irrigated. However watering through the first summer will increase growth rates substantially. Able to tolerant semi-saline and heavier clay soils.
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Eucalyptus selachiana
Eucalyptus selachiana
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Eucalyptus todtiana
Coastal Blackbutt
Small-medium tree or mallee naturally…
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Small-medium tree or mallee naturally growing in our Midwest sandplains to around 5 metres, but occasionally taller to 8 metres. Profuse white-cream flowers in summer that attract honey eaters and bees. Traditionally known as Dwutta and used medicinally. Its spreading form make this a useful screening plant and windbreak for dry sandy soils, and rough bark and canopy an ideal habitat for birds, insects and lizards.
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Eucalyptus victrix
Snow Queen Coolabah
Attractive medium sized gum tree with…
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Attractive medium sized gum tree with smooth powdery white trunk, spreading branches and creamy white flowers in summer. Flowers attracts birds and bees. Makes an ideal avenue tree or feature tree, drought and wind tolerant.
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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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Grevillea argyrophylla
Drummonds Bridal Grevillea
A fast-growing local native with…
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A fast-growing local native with attractive olive leaf foliage and cream Grevillea flowers during winter. Useful as a screening or windbreak plant as foliage is almost to the ground. Limestone tolerant and suited to inland and coastal areas. This drought tolerant shrub is a native to the Drummond’s Cove and Tarcoola Hill region.
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Yilgarn Seeds - Open Pollinated Heirloom Seeds
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Brassica juncea
Sow Spring to Autumn. Grown for…
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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
Sow Autumn. A two-row type…
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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
Sow Spring. Always sow after the…
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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…
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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
Sow Spring (In Geraldton, Autumn to…
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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
Sow mid Winter to Spring.Large…
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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
Sow mid Winter to Spring. A…
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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
Sow early Autumn. The flowering buds…
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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
Sow end of Winter - Autumn. Brilliant…
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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
Sow Spring (In Geraldton, sow anytime). …
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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
Plant Spring. Prolific variety with large…
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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
Sow Autumn-Spring  warm climates. All…
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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
Plant Spring. (In Geraldton, Autumn). Catnip…
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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
Sow Winter. This variety has very…
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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.

Photo: Popping Barley Grain © J. Barber 2010

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