When I started my garden at Bellis in 2003, it consisted of Queensland Blue couch, fences and a house. Starting a garden completely from scratch is a rare opportunity for many gardeners. This… Continue reading
Here’s my subtropical food garden’s current autumn menu. Plants marked with an asterisk are volunteers, that is they are self-sown. Currently I have 38 different volunteer crops.
For a more sustainable Valentine’s Day, buy your loved one a potted plant. Unlike cut flowers you can watch it grow.
Food production is quickly changing since summer arrived two weeks early…
In Brisbane, winter crops have finished flowering. Their seed is ripe and ready for harvest.
Organic gardening isn’t conventional gardening, so why not enjoy some unconventional pest control?
Brisbane‘s subtropical winter comes to a happy, floriferous end in mid-August. Today there’s around a hundred different plants flowering, two weeks before Australia’s official first day of spring.
It has recently been reported that due to the rise of colony collapse disorder in honeybees that within a few years this insect may be extinct in England. Read on…