Climate Change Flora

GARDENS ON THE MOVE

Global Warming is having the same effect as putting Brisbane on a trailer and slowly dragging it to Townsville. We’ll arrive in that climate around 2030. Planted in 2004, these are some of the 135 different plants growing in my front garden that will cope with the climate change predicted by the CSIRO in their 2003 report  “Climate Change: An Australian Guide to the Science and Potential Impacts”

And if you’re planting native trees in Brisbane? Best pop up to Townsville and collect seed from there. It’ll already be adapted to Brisbane’s emerging new climate…