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Masses of confusion

I like the idea of self-seeding plants and mixtures of plants in one area. Just as my cosmos and marigold plants hide tomatoes, I want to see more of this idea across my garden. I want to create an environment … Continue reading

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Paper daisies

I purchased a small punnet of paper daisies, seeking glorious colour and the pleasure of the hardness of their flowers. However I did not understand they needed to be planted close together for effect, and spaced them apart. So they … Continue reading

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RTBG Tuesday 14 January 2020

Seeds-sweeping. That’s what I expected to be doing today at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG).  However this extra volunteering job is over for the year. The rare and endangered Philotecha freyciana plants have more or less stopped throwing seed … Continue reading

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RTBG Tuesday 10 December 2019

Tuesday you see in the title and probably furrow a puzzling brow. Isn’t Thursday my day for volunteering at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) you think? In a far distant blog post I told you that the RTBG has … Continue reading

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