THE Australian National Botanic Gardens will be conducting its annual burning of diseased plant material tomorrow. The burning will commence at 7.00 am, with flames extinguished by 5.00 pm. The Gardens advises that the burning will be supervised at all times and there is no cause for public concern.
BLOSSOMS from the flowering apricot are tricking some people into believing spring has come early this year. The trees in blossom over the last few weeks are almost certainly the flowering apricot, Prunus mume, which always flowers from early to mid-winter. Prunus mume flowers on the new season’s wood, so it is best to prune […]