I am from the vale of Kashmir, India. My journey from Kashmir to Australia was a result of my destiny to travel to the lucky country about 27 years ago, when I migrated to Australia and landed in Canberra.
Spring onions Allium fistulosum are really just like thick chives. While all manner of onions were cultivated by the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans, there’s a reference to spring onions in Chinese literature dating back over two thousand years.
It’s no longer viable to forage for bushfood. Yes, that’s a hard truth to hear, especially for us nature lovers.
The current spate of high winds in Australia especially is going to cause more devastation with many of our big trees. And yet this needn’t be the case, if better care was provided while the trees were in their formative years.
For one raised and used to living in cooler, moister climes, living in Sydney can bring on ‘conifer-depletion syndrome’. Continue reading
A fall in the family means I’ve had broken bones on my mind lately. This particular break (my mother’s broken shoulder) is going to need the best medical science has to offer to make it better but in days gone by, people often turned to the garden for a remedy.
Nature, and all its beauty, is at the heart of the work of self-taught artist, Murray Ulan. Studies in horticulture and biology have also clearly influenced his sculptural work.
Indoor plants are very much in vogue. But it’s important to look after them. Here are some top tips to keeping your indoor plants looking good.
The Green Swamp Preserve, 17,424 acres (7051.24 hectares) in Brunswick County, North Carolina is owned by the Nature Conservancy. It is an area of pocosins, Algonquin meaning “swamp-on-a hill”.
The small village of Rydal nearly 1000 metres above sea level has the ideal climate for growing daffodils and like its namesake in England where William Wordsworth lived for a time and wrote about daffodils, Rydal New South Wales can present a host of golden daffodils.