Mostly I love that native gardens are largely low maintenance and look good year round.
So I began to grow some of my own. I started with some bulbs. I love their showy colours and bold shapes. Mixed seeds have been thrown into some pots. I've also ventured into planting some purchased pots of already flowering sweet peas and pansies (I couldn't wait - next year I'll grow everything from seed, I promise).
Chookie loves them... So do I.