Rusty-leaf Pittosporum (Pittosporum ferrugineum) is an Australian native plant outside its range in SEQ. In coastal SEQ, it can form thick stands with weedy potential. It can be mistaken for … Continue reading Weeds to Watch: Rusty-leaf Pittosporum and Ming Asparagus
I agree with Mark Twain who is credited with the wisdom, “All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.” We certainly had plenty … Continue reading Restoration Project at Brookfield
Like many lovers of the Australian bush, when I moved on to my 2.5 hectare property in December 1998, I tried to eradicate anything that wasn’t native. “Away with the … Continue reading Fishbone Fern: a pioneer species?
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
A common sight on Land for Wildlife properties: a big pile of dead lantana. Both Spencer Shaw in the October 2012 newsletter and Peter Darvall in January 2013 have suggested … Continue reading Property profile: Is there such a thing as a good weed? Mt Mee.