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Critter Tips

Beneficial Predators

Sun Tzu advocated in ‘The Art of War‘ the best line of defence is attack. This adage has not only been proven to be relevant

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Birds in Our Backyard

Our yard here on the Coffs Coast sees many bird visitors. They are a constant delight to observe. Some are more welcome than others so

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Snail Siesta?

Recently a magazine article intrigued me……. apparently during extended dry periods there are some critters who shut themselves down to survive. This is called aestivation

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Brown Lace Lerp

The Brown Lace Lerp is an oval, flat and soft 4mm long critter. Their wings are transparent with a wing-span of 6mm. Brown Lace Lerp

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Prickly Pear

The first plants of prickly pear were brought into Australia to start a cochineal dye industry. At that time, Spain had a world-wide monopoly on

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Christmas Beetle

Christmas Beetle Anoplognathus spp.December in our part of the world seems synonymous with the appearance of the Christmas beetle. They seem to clumsily blunder around external

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Gardening Tips

Australian Native Plants

Grevillea Scarlet Moon If you are looking for good, solid information about Australian Natives, the Australian Plants Society NSW Ltd is the place to go.

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Growing Zucchini

This post has been made from a presentation from CHGC member Simon (aka the veggie guru).   A summer squash that can readily grow to

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Organic Fungicides

As the temperature and humidity rises here on the Coffs Coast foliage diseases start to appear. The trick is to try and catch them before

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Tips for the Spring Garden Comp

Everything is Set to GO!

All entries processed – Tick Judge’s books prepared – Tick Steward and Driver packs prepared – Tick Sequence Order worked out – Tick Secret Valley

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Paper Entry form to download

The paper entry form will be available from 25 July at local nurseries, the Botanic Garden, and Woolgoolga Seniors however, feel free to download your

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