Tag Archives: Living Mulch

Australian National Botanic Gardens

By: Michael Fox Bright yellow Golden Everlastings provide a cheerful welcome to the Australian National Botanic Gardens (Canberra). I particularly like ANBG because it recreates habitats ranging from rainforest gullies to central Australian desert, to present a wide variety of Australian plant … Continue reading

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Exploring Jen Bartlett’s Pollinator Link garden

By: Michael Fox Explore Jen Bartlett’s Pollinator Link garden. Jen’s garden in Salisbury is part of the Stable Swamp Creek link creating mosaic in suburban Brisbane. Black She-oak Allocasuarina littoralis are planted for gentle sound created when wind blows through the striated … Continue reading

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Worm News – Mother’s Day – clearing drains and saving worms

By: Laurie Deacon We had sixteen workers on Mother’s Day! Pretty good for Mother Earth being Mothered! The team ranged in age from 70 years old to 7 years old! And did they work! 43 hours done in one Sunday … Continue reading

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ACU student teachers brave rain for planting

By: Laurie Deacon The forecast was rain. Cyclone Ita had just crossed the coast in north Queensland and the outlook looked bleak in Brisbane. Do we cancel our monthly working bee? We did have the Bushcare in the end with … Continue reading

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