Archives for January 2012

Terrifically Useful Tuesday: Kigelia – Sausage Tree

Image credit: bsterling @ Flickr, CC licence This post is part of Terrifically Useful Tuesday looking at the immense benefits plants have for people. See more in this series here. One of the things I love about the internet is that you can set up systems to send you alerts for wonderful things. My french toast this morning was interrupted […]

Planting now

Burnt orange zinnias, brilliantly fluffy celosia and showy zinnia swizzle cherry and ivory heading now for the LPLL garden beds. Thanks Mitre 10.

A quick round-up: Less glyphosate, more mind-dump.

Valerian – Used by many to help with sleep. Flowering prolifically here right now, but there’s not much sleeping going on. For 9 months I almost had the perfect baby–happy, healthy and slept like a hibernating bear! From six weeks my little darling slept through the night – 11-12 hours. And now the bear has […]

Two Sides to the Food Crisis

via Food+Tech – Connecting Food and Tech Innovators Recommended on LovePlantLife.com While in Global Food News… A rather depressing/unsettling piece from The Telegraph linking the current political unrest in the Middle East and Africa with food supply issues. They point out that the surge in global food prices is hitting hardest the countries with an accelerating gap between […]