Productivity is gradually recovering after ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald.
Can’t find genuine cardamom plants, but want its fresh flavour in your cooking? Grow your own.
Being eaten alive, from the inside out, is not the kindest death. But it’s ruthlessly efficient.
Heat and windy, sunny weather continue delaying sowing and planting summer crops.
Withering heat, windy, sunny weather continue to delay sowing and planting summer crops.
I reckon Prince of Wales’ Feathers is one of the most beautiful of ornamental vegetables.
Favourite shots from my trip to Mt (Gunung) Bromo, East Java, 2010.
Food production is quickly changing since summer arrived two weeks early…
Growth on sound foundations: Kyabra Community Garden, Queensland
In Brisbane, winter crops have finished flowering. Their seed is ripe and ready for harvest.
“With the right breeding and care, food plants have – so far – fed and sustained human civilisation”
Before leaving for a week’s trip, I read my Lonely Planet guide. It describes Port Moresby as a gritty city and advises tourists not to flaunt their wealth. I survived living in London’s seedy Surrey Docks (1984 – 85) and I work for our national broadcaster, so I consider myself to be (somewhat) street-wise and I’ve plenty…