Tag Archives: Science of Gardening

Name change and reclassification of a common herb

Did you know that the herb Rosemary has been reclassified into the Sage family?  Thanks to friend K I found this out recently. Read here for more information. During my Science of Gardening courses last year I learnt that plants have … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 19 September 2019

Again I was given a lift to the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) by a fellow volunteer. Of course we enthused about gardens and plants all the way. Both of us had completed the University of Tasmania’s free online Science … Continue reading

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RTBG 1 August 2019

Followers of my blog will be ready for a new story of my experience with the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens  (RTBG) today.  Alas. I am bound to disappoint you.  I haven’t gone to work in the Food Garden of the … Continue reading

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RTBG 4th July 2019  –  2 of 3

I had arrived around 9.30 and it was now after 10 am when Coordinator Adam for the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) Food Garden called for volunteers to work elsewhere. ‘Who’d like to work in the Nursery for a couple … Continue reading

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RTBG-27 June 2019 post 2 of 2

Yesterday you read about the picking of the Kalamata olives at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and that I brought some home to prepare for eating. I decided to try both methods recommended by Food Garden Coordinator Adam, in order … Continue reading

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