Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Opinion

Opinion

Observation of eucalyptus trees in suburbia

By Bruce Naylor

After reading an article in Hort Journal relating to the use of Eucalyptus species in landscape design in suburbia, I feel prompted to bring up the subject of using Eucalyptus in suburban gardens to your attention. For some perspective, I have been involved in the industry in Queensland for over 50 years, most of it as a grower and I am a Life Member of the Nursery & Garden Industry Queensland (NGIQ).… Continue reading

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Madeira vine, a perennial twining vine (Image: Karen Smith)
Opinion

How will weeds be managed without glyphosate?

By Bruce Thompson

The bane of nursery staff, horticulturists and bush regenerators is managing monocot and dicot weeds in a way that isn’t harmful to the environment, won’t risk the health of the plants you’re encouraging, and won’t place you at odds with your customers, clients and communities in a risk-averse society, terrified of glyphosate.Continue reading

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