Local native plants are a great low maintenance option for your garden. Adelaide’s native plants have adapted to survive our hot summers and wet winters – and generally need minimal TLC.
Adelaide’s local natives are Australian plants that are native to this area. They are native plants suitable for and found in Adelaide’s environment.
If you’re thinking a different species – originating elsewhere in Australia, or overseas – just make sure they aren’t considered a weed in South Australia.
Check out SA’s declared pest plants, and get to know our emerging weeds by looking at the ‘what not to plant' sections of our coastal and Adelaide gardens planting guides.
Declared and environmental weeds pose a major threat to the health of our natural environment.
You can use the Plant Selector+ tool to help your choose the right plants for the right places in your yard.
Top tip: Aim for diversity. The more different plants you plant the better. Nature thrives on diversity and diverse gardens are happy gardens.
Who doesn’t want fresher air in their home with some green? Find out about the benefits of indoor plants and be inspired by our 6 indoor plant ideas.
Want to spruce up your yard with colour and diversity? With the winter rains on their way, autumn is the perfect time for planting.
You can visit your local gardening shop for a browse of different species of plants.
For local native plants, the best bet is to visit a native plant grower/nursery.
Ready for the next step? Get planting.
Just beginning your gardening journey? Head to our gardening hub for tips and tricks.