10 Tips to extend the life of your flowers

10 Tips to extend the life of your flowers

10 Tips to extend the life of your flowers I am passionate about flower care.  I figure that plants have gone to all the effort of providing us foliage and blooms to enjoy, the least we can do is make an effort to extend the life of them. And besides, if you’ve paid...
Cordylines and my visit to the tip

Cordylines and my visit to the tip

Cordylines and my visit to the tip If you live in a tropical area of Australia, you may be familiar with the plant known as a Cordyline. It is a common plant seen in gardens and comes in many different varieties.  They range in colour combinations from green to an...
Green rooms

Green rooms

Green rooms Why do they call the waiting room in a television studio the “green room”?  When I started to research this topic, I came across many explanations, one of which was green is considered one of the most restful and calming colours and as a consequence the...
Fluffy head like a duster

Fluffy head like a duster

Fluffy head like a duster You may have wondered what the botanical image is featured in my logo.  It’s a Papyrus!  Also known as a Bull Rush, Nile Grass or Paper Reed. You can see it is a tall, three-sided stemmed plant with a large fluffy head like a duster which is...