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Antara
Medium_13639623_10157050707940577_846546303_o Redoing front garden (pebbles, pavers, plants), has 5 mature palms. Tips/advice on what to do for it?

This house had a garden that was 13+ yrs old. was filled with a lot of bush, natives and weeds creating a disorganised jungle screen. We have cleared out a lot of what was there and left in 5 golden cane palms and 2 other plants. We layed down weed mat, then premium topsoil, but have now changed our minds and wish to lay down pavers, have some central centerpiece in the wide space and pebbles to fill the gaps, even around the golden cane.

I know that golden cane have fibrous roots, as does one of the other trees we left in place. We want to place another weedmat on top, then the pavers on some concrete and pebbles to fill the space. We are aiming for maybe some geometric patterns, etc. It's hard to do it with the canes in place so I was hoping for some tips of working around that, any asthetic plants that can grow and survive but be low maintenance/evergreen? The length of the garden space is approx 14mx4m and most of it is captured in the photo.

Submitted: 03:11PM, 19 Jul 2016
Answer: Hi Antara, thank you for the photo, the best thing to do would be to visit your local nursery to see what is available. However we can recommend some plants that will go well here : Strelitzea reginae, gardenia florida, osmanthus fragrans, plectranthus species, scaveola spp, pittoporum limelight, acmena smithii and trachelospermun tricolour. I hope this helps
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Answered: 05:08PM, 19 Jul 2016

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