Tag Archives: Orchard Swallowtail Papilio aegeus

Give Mum Birds, Butterflies and Bees

Order your Pollinator Link Mother’s Day Gift Pack today. Pack includes: Pollinator Link® garden certification Pollinator Link® fence sign and Blue-banded Bee on Google maps Gardman Easyclean Cat-safe Birdbath The Brisbane Bird Challenge Game: create a family challenge Pollinator Link® … Continue reading

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Fourteen months to wildlife haven

By: Michael Fox Allison’s garden is a great example of a habitat haven created for wildlife and people. A typical suburban two-dimensional grass and dirt garden converted to a thriving wildlife habitat in just fourteen months. All without losing the … Continue reading

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Exploring Marie’s Pollinator Link Garden

  By: Michael Fox Explore Marie Hollingworth’s garden with me. Marie’s garden is part of the Corinda Creeks link creating mosaic habitat in Oxley Creek Catchment. Entering Marie’s Pollinator Link garden is an adventure in discovery: lizards, butterflies, moths, bees, … Continue reading

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Learn Three Easy Steps to vibrant backyards

Wednesday 30 March – 10am to 12noon Join Michael Fox at BigW Westfield Garden City when he presents his workshop “Learn Three Easy Steps to vibrant backyards” at the BigW Garden Club. Do you remember backyards full of butterflies? Would … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis complete she emerges

By: Michael Fox Yesterday she was hidden in a chrysalis transforming ready to emerge this morning as beautiful new butterfly.      

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Create a butterfly Puddling Station

By: Michael Fox The weather is warming up, the butterflies are waking up and looking for mates. Butterflies, like all animals, need water. At breeding time, male Blue Triangle butterflies – Graphium sarpedon, and other swallowtail butterflies will be looking … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Finger Lime Cheesecake – that’s my type of bushtucker!

By Michael Fox I am always learning something new about our extraordinary local environment. Until recently I had never heard of Finger Lime Citrus australasica or any of the other native citrus. I discovered these fascinating plants when researching species … Continue reading

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Bringing butterflies to your garden

n Living on the edge of Mt Gravatt Reserve we often have butterflies visiting our yard. Today I videoed this Cabbage White Pieris rapae feeding on the Thyme flowers in our rose garden. Michael Braby in Butterflies of Australia describes … Continue reading

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