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Citrus leaf miner – silvery lines on leaves.

There is one pest that has been making an appearance in almost every garden, and that is the citrus leaf miner, Phyllocnistis citrella. They are a common pest that attack citrus trees from summer to autumn, especially when the weather isn’t consistent. But they can also prove to be a problem in the early months …

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Stevia adds life to a soft drink.

By James Wall. We all try to live life in a healthy manner, but I’m the first to admit partaking in the consumption of a few so called ‘treats’. One of them is the very occasional small bottle of coke – only 330ml of it – only 8 and a half teaspoons of sugar !!! …

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Green micro-breaks’ could boost work productivity.

Forget siestas, ‘green micro-breaks’ could boost work productivity Kate Lee, University of Melbourne; Katherine Johnson, University of Melbourne; Kathryn Williams, University of Melbourne; Leisa Sargent, University of Melbourne, and Nicholas Williams, University of Melbourne Most of us know firsthand that spending time in nature can make us feel better. This isn’t just a placebo effect: …

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Australian designer awarded medal at Chelsea.

For those without pay television, you may never have heard of Charlie Albone. He is a Sydney based Landscape Designer who is also one of the hosts of a TV show called Selling Houses Australia. Basically they do up a house, and his job is to fix up the garden – on a budget. This …

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