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Push to list Foxgloves as a declared weed in Tasmania

Foxgloves. Dramatic tall spikes of plants coated with tubular flowers with spotty lips. Exotic plants my mother loved to have in the garden. Plants I loved for their height and proliferation of flowers. Unfortunately now I have learnt these plants, … Continue reading

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Evolution of spring

This blog post chronicles changes in my fruit trees, including the emergence of blossom and the growth of new leaves from the end of August until mid-October, a period of almost seven weeks. In the last week of August, the … Continue reading

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RTBG on Thursday 24 Sept- part 1 of 3

During my first year volunteering in the Food Garden of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) the pattern was for clear blue skies each Thursday. The Covid 19 interlude has upset the heavens so that the new pattern seems to … Continue reading

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A walk around ‘our’ mountain

Not me this time. Rather friends walked on Hobart’s kunanyi/Mt Wellington, and offered to share the experience with photos. Sandra offered a selection of ‘winter wonderland’ photographs from her recent walk. She said ‘The pics show a daytrip up the … Continue reading

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Permaculture gardening – part 1 of 3

A couple of years ago I met Hannah Maloney, well known in Tasmanian permaculture circles, when I participated in a workshop devoted to composting. I was super impressed by her ability to enthuse, provide credible information and to educate. She … Continue reading

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Walking on the mountain again

With his story, fellow gardener N gives me inspiration and motivates me to get out again onto our wonderful kunanyi/Mt Wellington and walk, regardless of the weather.  You can access a map of the mountain tracks  here. If you enlarge … Continue reading

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