Category Archive: Current Events

Want Safer Streets, More Bees and Good Food? Grow Tamarind Trees, not African Tulip Trees

I’ve just made Dulce de Tamarindo from tamarind pods, a mouthwatering Mexican sweet that’s guaranteed to stimulate your tastebuds.

Food With A Future

Whatever they said to you at school, farming is the oldest profession.

Looking Back: Autumn Open Day at Bellis

An Open Day is a great way to get feedback from gardeners on what you’re growing and how you’re doing.

Autumn Open Day at Bellis

Every time I open my garden there is something to celebrate about organic gardening and seed saving.

In Production Today – May

Warm, humid, sunny conditions have allowed most crops to grow well.

Why Do Bat Plants Have ‘Whiskers’?

You know it’s autumn in subtropical Brisbane because the Black Bat flowers bloom their best.

In Production Today – March

Conditions have been perfect for plants that can cope with hot, humid, calm, showery conditions.

International Women’s Day

Despite the amount of gardening and botanical research carried out by women, their roles and influences in horticulture are not shared in recorded history as equally or as well as the efforts of… Continue reading

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?

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.

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