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The capeweed expansion- part 2 of 2

As I walked from the Warrane Community Garden I now noticed massive spreads of Capeweed (Arctotheca calendula) on the footpath verges along Heemskirk St. When I looked at front lawns, clearly they were all infested with this weed – lovely … Continue reading

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The capeweed expansion- part 1 of 2

Capeweed’s botanical name is Arctotheca calendula; the plant is also known as Cape Daisy Weed, Cape Dandelion – native of South Africa. Last month gardening friend K told me: ‘You will notice a lot of Capeweed at the garden if … Continue reading

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The Cardoon in Warrane

Recently I emailed this link to my fellow Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) gardeners – no we are not allowed to return to volunteering there yet – and bemoaned the fact that there wasn’t a Tasmanian connection so I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Community garden

A couple of weeks ago I set off in the dark around 6am and headed for the Heemskirk Community Garden in the next suburb of Warrane. Members of the local community value the garden. It was well into development at … Continue reading

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