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Feature Plant Friday - Spanish Olives on Spanish National Day

Feature Plant Friday - Spanish Olives on Spanish National Day

With Spanish National Day today, we’re taking a look at Spanish Olives. Typically pictured as large olives stuffed with peppers, Spanish olives vary in colour from green to black and by region, but did you know that Spanish olives only differ from other olives by their preparation?

Feature Plant Friday - Apples and their Sweet History

Feature Plant Friday - Apples and their Sweet History

While ‘an apple a day’ has been keeping doctors away since the origin of the proverb in 1860s Wales, apples have a rich history in culture, medicine, and cooking that spans across the world and over thousands of years. Originating in Kazakhstan, apples now come in over 7,500 varieties, or cultivars, most of which can be traced back to their original parents!

A lens to a sustainable world

A lens to a sustainable world

Steve Parish, one of Australia's best-known photographers recognised for his inspirational images of nature, talks to Brendan McCool. He shares his tips for photographing trees and says that connection with our landscape is more important than ever.  
Images courtesy of Steve Parish.

Planting seeds for tomorrow

Planting seeds for tomorrow

This month we celebrate National Tree Day to help promote a sustainable future. National Tree Day was started in Australia in 1996 and aims to bring the community together and reconnect with nature. Thanks to Steve Parish for his beautiful image of the giant ghost gum tree which is said to be the tallest of its type in the world