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Growing Australian Plants In London

When the Guardian published a few shots of Australian plants that can be grown in Britain, I had a flashback to my Australian-effect front garden in London.

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.

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.

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.

Towards Valentine’s Day

For a more sustainable Valentine’s Day, buy your loved one a potted plant. Like love, you can watch your gift grow.

South American Biocontrol Calls Wynnum Food Garden Home

Being eaten alive, from the inside out, is not the kindest death. But it’s ruthlessly efficient.

In Production Today – December

Withering heat, windy, sunny weather continue to delay sowing and planting summer crops.

Memories of Mount Bromo, East Java

Favourite shots from my trip to Mt (Gunung) Bromo, East Java, 2010.

True Grit & Tough Love: gardening in Queensland’s Runcorn

Growth on sound foundations: Kyabra Community Garden, Queensland

In Production Today – October

In Brisbane, winter crops have finished flowering. Their seed is ripe and ready for harvest.

An English Gardener Abroad

I received an interesting enquiry the other day…

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