Bring garden texture and garden scent to the table with layers of eucalyptus. Once the spring time entertainment is over, the same sprigs can last in a glass vessel for an additional week if you cut the ends at a slight angle and add fresh water every other day.
Made from the ground leaves of eucalyptus, this herbal tea has been used to ease bronchitis, and may lower blood sugar, but researchers warn there’s not enough scientific evidence to prove its benefits. (It may lower blood sugar too much, and should not be taken for several weeks prior to surgery.) Do not use it without consulting your doctor, and do not give it to children.
Seeded eucalyptus is an excellent filler for tabletop arrangements and centerpieces. The rich organic texture and warm green-grey tones are ideal for evoking a feeling of fall, plus the eucalyptus leaves are known for having healing qualities that can help keep your autumnal soiree laid back and easy.
Wonderfully fragrant leaves are the scented offering on this pretty plant. Silver blue-green leaves add subtle color to indoor settings. Give it high light near a sunny south-facing window. Botanical name: Eucalyptus gunii ‘Silverdrop’
A big, noble eucalyptus tree is surrounded by feather grass. Replacing thirsty perennials and annuals with sweeps of grasses was one of the ways landscape designers reduced water consumption in this backyard.
For a fall harvest celebration, decorate with items from your garden like pumpkins, gourds, eucalyptus cuttings and fresh flowers. Seat many guest by creating a temporary table with planks of wood set on top of saw horses.
Bold light fixtures in glass and brass bring visual interest to this airy open-plan kitchen and living room featuring neutral tones, lots of white and wood, and touches of texture and natural materials.