Q: “What’s a cycad?” A: “Just over 300 species of cycad survive, many are only known as fossils. Think Tolkein, think Middle Earth, think dinosaur food. Wonderful plants, the kind you want to… Continue reading
I’d like to start my Australia Day speech by acknowledging the Bundjalung people, Beaudesert’s original landscape gardeners. I’d also like to thank Woolworth’s who have been supporting Australia Day for thirteen years. I am lucky.… Continue reading
Apparently, Australia’s former Prime Bean Counter, John Howard, reckons Global Warming is for zealots. Interesting.
Thirty four years ago, I graduated at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
My ‘spring’ seed saving season has started early, I saved some Stinking Roger seed today.
This year my garden had an extended autumn and now, judging by the flowers outside, it’s spring. Did Brisbane skip winter?
I’ve just made Dulce de Tamarindo from tamarind pods, a mouthwatering Mexican sweet that’s guaranteed to stimulate your tastebuds. What could link safer streets, more bees and good food? Here’s a blog on sustainable… Continue reading
Whatever they said to you at school, farming is the oldest profession.