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Standing under the Mistletoe

Standing under the Mistletoe

An interesting group of plants are the Mistletoes, parasitising their host trees for water and nutrients they are an extremely important part of the ecosystem.

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Blue Grass, Music to my ears.

Blue Grass, Music to my ears.

One of the earliest summer grasses to pop up, and one of the quickest to respond to a bit of rain is one of my favourites, Blue Grass or Dichanthium sericium.

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Weed or native?

Weed or native?

Going by the rather unglamorous common name of Scurvy Weed this little forest groundcover is quite common in moist areas and, unfortunately, is often mistaken for a weed species (the common name doesn’t help). Commelina cyanea, or Scurvy Weed is a common understory...

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Swamp Mahogany

Swamp Mahogany

Original illustration of Eucalyptus robusta by James Sowerby (from Wikepedia) Eucalyptus robusta A firm favourite of the Koala, the Swamp Mahogany loves wet feet as it’s common name indicates. Common in coastal swamps and wet forests the Swamp Mahogany has a natural...

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New App: Birdata

New App: Birdata

Did you know birds are a key indicator for biodiversity health in the landscape?  How healthy is your patch?

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The Peter Lever

The Peter Lever

Used every now and then by bush regenerators for digging the crowns out of things like asparagus fern and also good for digging into gravelly creekbanks when doing plantings.

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New App: Birdata

New App: Birdata

Did you know birds are a key indicator for biodiversity health in the landscape?  How healthy is your patch?

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Emerging Weed: Groundsel Bush

Emerging Weed: Groundsel Bush

Groundsel bush is reputed to be poisonous to livestock although it seldom causes a problem because they rarely eat enough. However, livestock will lose condition rapidly if forced to graze it.

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Reflection: Weeds Conference

Reflection: Weeds Conference

Weeds continue to be a big problem for NSW- What are the strategies, research and new products being developed? Are we effectively putting the ‘We’ in weeds across tenure?

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We always welcome new members who are keen to get involved at the regional level. We can also help you find your local Landcare groups.

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