The olive tree means much to many past and present civilizations. Pickled olives and olive oil grace kitchens everywhere and the tree itself is beautiful.
Fragrant white flowers are followed by clusters of translucent pink fruits that are citrus in flavour. The fruit is sweet and juicy but slightly resinous. Eat fresh or use the berries to create delicious and uniquely flavoured jams and sauces.
A slow growing spiky rainforest understory shrub, this plant gives much welcomed habitat to birds. The globular orange fruit is also edible.
This well known culinary herb is a wonderful ground cover and companion plant to many, especially brassicas where it helps repel the white cabbage butterfly. Oregano can be grown in full or part sun and is drought hardy.