Making a home in the rainforest

With challenges like torrential rain, baking sun and hungry snakes, it’s lucky that plants grow as fast as the mythical beanstalk.

Making a home in the rainforest

Gardening in the wet tropics of Far North Queensland offers unique experiences and conditions that would surprise most gardeners. ‘Little Pocket’ is our little slice of the tropics – 32 acres located on the Atherton Tablelands, about 20 minutes’ drive from Kuranda village. Creating a home and garden here over the last nine years has been both fascinating and challenging.


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