The date palm is an ancient and productive symbol, an icon whose feathery fronds fringe desert oases. In terms of the speed of return for your outlay, dates plod to maturity. But once… Continue reading
Like plants and animals? Like to leave your mark on the map? In a country as biodiverse and as poorly understood as Australia, you could find yourself at the cutting edge of science.
Well prepared soil is the secret to raising good crops and flowers from seed.
Thirty four years ago, I graduated at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Most of the seed sold in Australia is imported, harvested from plants farmed overseas.
Organic gardening isn’t conventional gardening, so why not enjoy some unconventional pest control?
There are fifty one plants flowering in my garden. My Ant Plant is still flowering since the last ‘in flower today’ entry on 24.4.06;