What is the scientific name for Batchelor’s Buttons? Does it matter? Can it help? Maybe. If you learn the scientific name of a plant, you have a unique key to unlock information about… Continue reading
Thirty four years ago, I graduated at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
For a more sustainable Valentine’s Day, buy your loved one a potted plant. Unlike cut flowers you can watch it grow.
Australia is a massive pharmacy store, where some very useful plants grow in our streets, reserves and gardens.
Organic gardening isn’t conventional gardening, so why not enjoy some unconventional pest control?
I like nettles, when they’re managed – and grown in full view.
If you put raw silverbeet in your salad, or casually add nitrogen to your vegetables, this book is a must read. If it doesn’t save your life, it will certainly improve it.
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…