Commelinas are a group of groundcover herbs commonly referred to as dayflowers due to the fact that the delicate flowers only last a day or so. In south-east Queensland (SEQ) … Continue reading Native vs. Weedy Commelinas
Many Land for Wildlife members not only love the bush but are also avid gardeners. For those of us that live in a bushland setting, our gardens grow immediately adjacent … Continue reading Understanding Dispersal Methods of Garden Plants
What’s the first image that pops into your head when I say the words ‘biological control’? I can almost guarantee that it’s the Cane Toad. Cane Toads were introduced from … Continue reading Madeira Vine and Cat’s Claw Creeper: Biocontrol on the Sunshine Coast
Lantana camara is possibly the most widespread weed in southeast Queensland (SEQ); very few rural properties can claim a lantana-free status. It covers an estimated four million hectares of eastern … Continue reading Lantana weed profile noxious weed or great habitat?
Article and photos by Leanne Field Land for Wildlife member Blackstone, Ipswich
Nest boxes are a great way to increase the number of hollows and therefore the number of hollow dependant animals using your property. Installing them does require some maintenance, as … Continue reading Bees in Nest Boxes – a sticky problem
One of Gordon’s first memories of his property was of crawling on his hands and knees under impenetrable thickets of tree-sized groundsel along a wallaby track until he happened upon … Continue reading Landholder Profile: Gordon Wilkinson – A Man of Inventions