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bringing up bat flower

Last Christmas, I picked up some seeds from the black bat or devil flower, tacca chantrieriin the Natural History Museum in Vienna (from the gift shop – I didn’t pilfer them from a display). 189 more words

Flowers & Greenery

Growing oca or New Zealand yam

If you’re growing vegetables and you haven’t tried oca (also known as New Zealand yams), you’re missing out. They’re easy to grow, easy to cook and super tasty! 613 more words

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Growing Pineapples in Sydney

On a walk in mid June I passed a garden where this astonishingly large potted pineapple was growing. Its owner said that the full size pineapple had taken 2 months to develop and I was amazed by its health and size.   1,007 more words

Growing Guides

Choosing the right fertiliser 

Fertilisers provide plant nutrients. But what nutrients do your plants need and how do you know what to use?


I should mention right up front that this article has been a long time in the making. 1,493 more words

How To

Growing Strawberries

Who could resist a luscious home grown strawberry. They are easy to grow organically and pesticide free, making your home grown strawberries even healthier for your family. 2,269 more words

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