The Bureau of Meteorology has just issued a Fire Weather Warning for southern Queensland, and the ABC’s Weather Reporter, Jenny Woodward, advises people to drink plenty of water. What can a gardener do?
Join Kew-trained horticulturalist, conservationist and media personality Jerry Coleby-Williams on a small group tour of Timor-Leste. During this tour you will discover community agricultural flair that connects the locals to the land and engage with some of the women who are re-shaping its culture. Learn about the history of this fascinating country and explore rugged coastlines, untouched beaches and landscapes dotted with traditional mountain villages, 15-25.6.2020.
Any Australian can load their photos of native plants and animals on iNaturalist and ask for sightings to be identified by experts.
Well prepared soil is the secret to raising good crops and flowers from seed.
Organic gardening isn’t conventional gardening, so why not enjoy some unconventional pest control?
In London in 1975, my maternal grandmother, Dorothy Connor, had her best ever crop of cabbages, despite record-breaking drought. From then on, she always grew Landcress (Barbarea vulgaris) amongst her brassicas. Thirty nine… Continue reading
There is so much to learn about growing and preparing tropical food plants. What fascinates me is that many of the fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices growing in south east Asian food gardens… Continue reading
Spring is over in my garden. Winter crops are flowering – my garden is transitioning into its seed saving phase.