Tag Archives: environmental horticulture

another ‘benefits of CO2’ on plant growth … even with saline stresses

Considerable science experiments with the use of elevated atmospheric CO2 show considerable benefits in plant growth, salinity tolerance and reduced moisture requirements. This is sensational news to farmers and horticulturalists. The surprise is the ability of plants to thrive with … Continue reading

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plants can “even ‘hear’ the sound of water running” …

Welcome to our new overlords. New research uncovers the fascinating senses and abilities of flora. A LOOK AT the intelligence of plants. Posted at 8:02 pm by Glenn Reynolds Plants have evolved between fifteen and twenty distinct senses, including analogues … Continue reading

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send me the drones …

My client’s new venture into environmental horticulture could benefit with this new drone technology. Yes, I admit it, I want one, but need someone to drive it too. So many new species of shrub growing in our deserts and forests … Continue reading

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walking and talking Kimberley and Pilbara flora …

Last Sunday, I gave a short talk and a guided walk around a new botanical park here in Broome. the people that turned up were very interested in our Kimberley flora … Roebuck Bay Working Group‘s photo.   Tom Harley … Continue reading

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ABC’s Media Watch…ideological drivel

ABC’s Media Watch have blown all credibility following their attack on Dr Jennifer Marohasy last night. Apparently no climate sceptic should be part of any group with the word ‘Environmental’ in their name. Forget the science, that doesn’t matter according … Continue reading

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The Urban Forest…

Urban forestation is a project that I have been surreptitiously implementing since the year 2000, going through many trials and tribulations over the period since. Now we are entering a major phase, with partners from the Indigenous Communities of Broome, … Continue reading

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