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PLANTS and GARDENS

Floating sea farms: an ingenious solution to feed the world and ensure freshwater by 2050

The sun and the sea – both abundant and free – are being harnessed in a unique project to create vertical sea farms floating on the ocean that can...

Growing demand from farmers all over the world for “Biological Seed Treatments”

There is an impending need to protect seeds and seedlings from various seed and soil-borne diseases to minimize...

Multi-coloured plants are suddenly a home decor ‘must-have’. Here’s how to keep them alive

Image: Shutterstock Fads and fashion have always influenced the plants we keep. And so it is with variegated plants,...

Rosemary in roundabouts, lemons over the fence: how to go urban foraging safely, respectfully and cleverly

  Picture: Shutterstock Does anything beat the experience of finding a wild mulberry tree and stuffing a handful of...

The daily dance of flowers tracking the sun is more fascinating than most of us realise

  Picture: Julien Christ/Unsplash When I was a child, I was intrigued by the Queensland box (Lophostemon confertus) growing in our...

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