Ferns. They grow in lush moss covered rainforests and along the banks of sparkling mountain gullies, right? Not quite. Ferns are a diverse group of plants that grow in a … Continue reading Mangrove Fern
In keeping with this edition’s coastal theme, this article explores an ecosystem found along the coast of South East Queensland (SEQ). With its distinctive lowgrowing plants, salty muddy ground, and … Continue reading Unmuddying values of Coastal Saltmarsh
I own Land for Wildlife blocks at both Childers and in the North Burnett area. On a recent drive along a little used country road near Biggenden I noticed many … Continue reading Question: How do I propagate Rose Almond? Answer: With Patience!
The word “brigalow” may be a familiar term to many Australians, but how many would know that it refers to a wattle tree and can be found an hour’s drive … Continue reading Ecosystem Profile – Brigalow Scrub
Grass trees, belonging to the genera Xanthorrhoea, have a fascinating and unique biology and are some of the most distinctive plants in Australian flora. Like all grasses, grass trees are … Continue reading Grass Trees – Monocots of Distinction
While walking on our property the other day, we were excited to come across a couple of what we believe to be ‘Pink Nodding Orchids’. We’d noticed the plant previously … Continue reading A Pink Nodding Orchid found at Jimboomba