Julian Blackhirst

Julian is an experienced market gardener and the head gardener at The Garden of St Erth, where he is curator of the espalier orchard, the food forest, the bulb meadows and much more.

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ECHINOPS 'PLATINUM BLUE'
ECHINOPS 'PLATINUM BLUE'
PLANTS: PECPB
Striking blue balls sit atop sturdy platinum stems to create a dramatic contrast in the garden. Mass plant in drifts for maximum impact. Flowers prolifically over the summer months. Also an excellent cut flower. Two tone foliage provides interest when not in flower.
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LAVENDER 'GROSSO'
LAVENDER 'GROSSO'
PLANTS: PLAEG
The most fragrant of all the lavenders, 'Grosso' produces an abundance of violet-blue spikes with a high oil content. This is the classic lavender for perfume, decorating the French countryside where it is farmed en masse. 'Grosso' is heat, drought and frost tolerant and adored by bees.
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2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
Membership: MNE2VS
Grow the best tasting vegies with free Beetroot'Bulls blood', Carrot 'St Valery', Broccoli 'Romanesco' and Silverbeet 'Fordhook' seeds (one packet of each, valued at $21).
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