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Enemies to acclimatisation

While on a hunt for early accounts of acclimatisation societies in New Zealand, I found this gem – a letter to the editor of the… 15 more words

Commentary

Mowing grass and clearing honeysuckle

Below our berry trellises, I mowed the grass with the scythe. I also cut the vegetation from under the electric fence and over the other side. 185 more words

Maintenance

It's Lies, I Tell Ye - All Lies !

there aint half some rubbish published in newspapers these days – http://tinyurl.com/q78r4v7

I can assure you there’s no rats in my part of Brum !

Humor

Pest Profile - Longhorn Crazy Ants (AKA Hairy Ants)

It seems our little urban garden is popular with ants, as we have been invaded by a second species.  This morning while watering our chili plants I noticed a swarm of ants, hurriedly carrying their eggs to safety from the impending flood.   370 more words

Gardening

Pest Damage

Today I noticed that one of the locals made a snack out of a Coral Fay stem.

It was probably a rabbit, as those things run rampant here in the ‘burbs. 27 more words

Flower

Pests, Coffee and Junk Mail

COFFEE LOVERS, ENJOY THAT 2ND CUP
Recent research from Rutgers University has found that a combination of exercise and caffeine might help destroy precancerous skin cells.  548 more words