Terrifically Useful Tuesday: Fungi will save the world, one hypha at a time

This post is part of Terrifically Useful Tuesday looking at the immense benefits plants have for people. See more in this series here. Paul Stamets: Mycelium Running For a truly mind-blowing experience you need to see this video. Hell, everyone needs to see it–you won’t look at the earth the same way again. Microscopic cells called mycelium—the fruit […]

Leaves 001: Linking out to the plant web world

    Hopefully, if you click on the images above you should be taken off to the far-flung reaches of the interweb to find moments of botanical splendour. I’ve been playing with the code for this for ages and there’s something glitchy in the software. If the links aren’t working above, I have included them below. […]

Friday Seeds of Delight: 21 May (on a Saturday)

Well, this may be a bit late, but hey, it’s pretty! The weather on Friday was so gray, drizzly and miserable… thus the need for the beautiful autumnal colours above. Of course, this is a very rare sight in New Zealand as we don’t have a lot of deciduous trees. We do a lot of […]

Presents for NZ Plant Lovers: Grow Your Own Mushrooms Kit

Always looking for new and novel ways to garden and eat, I’m thrilled to have found these great kits fromMushroom Gourmet. Complete with really good instructions and everything you need to be growing these little blighters. I’ll let you know in about 2 weeks just how fabulous this kit is. Yum, I can’t wait! I’m […]