March 2018 archive

Mar 28

Bug Beds for Bug Heads

After about 10-14 days of being in its preferred location, which for me was right beside one of my salad plots, the bug hotel began to take in its first visitors! What an interesting piece to become absorbed in, the coming and goings of all the different insects becomes some kind of mesmerizing dance. So …

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Mar 16

Open Forest and Woodland Species of South-East Queensland

Are you one of those people who loves walking through open forests with large overhead canopies and dappled light shimmering through the forest? Well here is a list of endemic species to South-East Queensland which make up our beautiful and iconic Open Forests and Woodlands. If you live in an area where the Remnant Vegetation …

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Mar 13

References

References for My Local Environment, Remnant Vegetation and Indigenous Species of SEQ Just in case you want to do some of your own light reading and verify where I got my information from to ensure you are being informed correctly. Enjoy! To see the articles check out: Preserving the Local Environment: My Local Ecosystem. Remnant …

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Mar 13

Dry Vine Forest Species of South-East Queensland

Fellow foragers, here is a list of species which are indigenous to the Dry Vine Forests of South-East Queensland. By planting a mixture of these species across the varying layers which constitute a forest system you are ensuring a minimum level of indigenous ecosystem will remain and thrive in your local area. Be proud of …

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Mar 07

Insect Hotels for the Deft and Dangerous

What better way to add a savvy and functional piece to the garden than by adding some artsy arthropod accommodation. A bug hotel/insect hotel/invertebrate inn/chitin chapel can be a bit of natural eye candy, needn’t cost a dollar and end up becoming something you go out of your way to check in on because the …

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