Five indigenous pollinator-attracting daisies

Five indigenous pollinator-attracting daisies

Five indigenous pollinator-attracting daisies If you’re growing vegetables and fruit, you probably understand the benefits that pollinators bring to your garden. Many plants, particularly the cultivated varieties we grow for food, are self-fertile (don’t need other...
Masters of disguise – the Tawny Frogmouth

Masters of disguise – the Tawny Frogmouth

Masters of disguise – the Tawny Frogmouth Tawny Frogmouths are one of our most popular native birds. They recently came runner-up for the second time in 3 years in the Guardian/BirdLife Bird of the Year poll. In this article is some interesting information about...
What actually is a weed?

What actually is a weed?

What actually is a weed? At its most basic a weed is simply a plant in the wrong place. There’s nothing inherently wrong with the plants we call weeds, it’s just they have been introduced and are impacting what you’re trying to cultivate in your garden or farm, or...
Welcome baby ducklings

Welcome baby ducklings

Welcome baby ducklings Have you got close to a pair of ducks lately and been hissed or flapped at? It’s a sure sign that Spring is here and nesting season, and the first of the ducklings are now appearing. I was recently riding along the main Yarra Trail at Banyule...
Ribbit ribbit, what frog is that?

Ribbit ribbit, what frog is that?

Ribbit ribbit, what frog is that?Aug 15, 2021 | Biodiversity | 0 comments As spring approaches, more and more frogs can be heard calling. Because they’re so good at camouflaging themselves, you’re much more likely to hear a frog than see one. There are plenty of frogs...