I have the love of plants running in my veins; my mother loved the plants in her garden (she in turn inherited this love from her mother.) Every plant seemed to thrive under Mum’s watch – succulents, grevilleas, other natives, ferns and cacti. Although I don’t think she ever tried indoor plants. I remember asContinue reading “Sharon’s affinity with the flora of the Australian bush: a brief history.”
Green Eggs by stlg48, 22 minutes ago | Add a comment | 0 comments Alan Green certainly knows how to promote his eggs. Together with his wife Shelley they made the 3 hour drive to Bendigo for the recent Farmers market. More »
Some of the recent articles I have written on http://www.ourpatch.com.au include: Bendigo Regional Archives Centre A first for regional Victoria, this archival centre opened late last month. My Favourite…Quirky shop Bob Boutique. I wrote a review of this shop 6 months ago and thought it time to write up a fuller report on this uniqueContinue reading “Latest news on ourpatch”
My first book came about as a result of lots of research as well as the experience my family and I have had with our silkie chooks (chickens). The book was written with children and beginner chook keepers in mind. The book was published in 1997 byt Bellsouth and is still selling.
And for something completely different I have an article in the latest issue of Australasian Poultry Magazine about the amazing Showgirl Silkies.These are Silkie chooks that have been bred with no feathering around their necks – Naked Necks! Started in the USA (where else?) they are gathering interest in the poultry world.