Paronella Park, near Innisfail, is the legacy created by Jose Paronella, a prodigiously productive person. Born in Catalonia, Spain, and trained as a pastry chef, Jose emigrated to Australia in 1913. He… Continue reading
An Open Day is a great way to get feedback from gardeners on what you’re growing and how you’re doing.
Warm, humid, sunny conditions have allowed most crops to grow well.
In Brisbane, winter crops have finished flowering. Their seed is ripe and ready for harvest.
Spring is warm and dry, so the diversity of temperate crops in this 300 sq metre garden has dropped to 156.
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.
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.