Monthly Archive: February, 2013

In Production Today – February 2013


Productivity is gradually recovering after ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald.

Seeking True Cardamom


Can’t find genuine cardamom plants, but want its fresh flavour in your cooking? Grow your own.

My Garden Was Flooded. What To Do?


How does flooding affect a plant? And is there a difference between salt water and fresh water flooding?

Glyphosate, The World’s Favourite Herbicide


Glyphosate-based herbicides are global pollutants of groundwater, rivers and surface water. More recently it has been detected in rain. Now the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the World Health Organisation’s cancer… Continue reading

Curious Garden Creatures


Give me an Australian wasp anytime. The solitary species are so much safer to garden amongst than their vicious ‘social’ European counterpart, Vespula germanica.

Towards Valentine’s Day


For a more sustainable Valentine’s Day, buy your loved one a potted plant. Like love, you can watch your gift grow.

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