Hoya Plants Hoya plants Collected for their variable eye catching wax flowers and lovely foliage. There are some 200 known species of hoya plants from the Family Asclepidiacea. Many in Papua New Guinea are yet to be discovered!! Mostly tropical and subtropical. There are at least seven Australian natives in Queensland. Hoya plants are collectibles […]
Producing some of the most admired flowers on the planet anthuriums come in about 1000 species that are native to South America. They exist as both epiphytes and ground dwellers. Their Family is called Araceae(Aroids) and their Genus is Anthurium. Anthuriums andraeanun and Anthurium scherzerianum are the only Anthuriums that produce bright red bracts. These two species […]
This is the worlds tallest passionfruit vine. We were cleaning up a few nuisance vines from around Paradise and stumbled onto this huge specimen hiding amongst our vegetation. Is this the tallest Passionfruit Vine you have ever seen?
TERRARIUMS Natural Beauty Inside Terrariums are a fantastic way of keeping plants indoors for an artistic display of nature. The idea is to experiment with the colours, textures & heights of your plants until you get an arrangement that appeals to you. You can also blend moss, rock, water & wood into your masterpiece. Terrariums […]
Cycads are some of the oldest plants still living on the planet tracing back to the ancient Mesezoic period some 170 million years ago!! Too tough for us but back in those hard to imagine days they were tasty food for the Dinosaurs walking the forests. There are only 347 living species in only 11 […]
Autumn is still great growing weather right through to June…many plants adore this time. But here a few things to keep in mind to prepare your plants for the colder winter months. Cold Sensitive Plants Put them in a warm place under cover, against a wall that reflects the winter sun. Give them as much […]
The Science of Forestry is about growing trees on a basis that ensures that the forest supplies timber for use by the community on a perpetual basis. At the same time the forest will have other multiple uses….such as catchment protection, wildlife habitat, bee keeping, public recreation, 4 wheel driving and touring, climate amelioration, […]
Recently I had the honour of being completely fooled by an overseas group of scam artists based in the UK. It cost me a lot of money. So here is Part 2 in case anyone comes across it. 1/ Dan Thompson makes several attempts to phone and finally gets on to me.After telling me all […]
Recently I had the honour of being completely fooled by an overseas group of scam artists based in the UK. It cost me a lot of money. So here it is in case anyone comes across it. 1/ First of all a gentleman from London phones and asks if you are interested in Futures Trading […]
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