Weedy Wednesday – Khaki burr

Weedy Wednesday – Khaki burr

Description:Somewhat hairy and produce roots at their joints. Its paired leaves usually differ in size. Its greenish or greenish-yellow flowers are grouped together in small clusters (8-12 mm long) in the leaf forks. Some of the flower parts become hardened and form...
Weedy Wednesday – Burr Medic

Weedy Wednesday – Burr Medic

Description:Burr Medic is a low-growing, almost hairless, sprawling herb with leaves divided into 3 heart-shaped leaflets. The terminal leaflet is on a longer stalk than the two side leaflets. It has clusters of 2-7, small, yellow, pea-type flowers with petals. The...
Weedy Wednesday – Ragweed

Weedy Wednesday – Ragweed

Description:Native to North America, Ragweed is a fern-like plant that is detrimental to the environment. Fast-growing, the weed often hampers agricultural, Ragweed grows between 1 to 2m in height. It features a flower spike up to 20cm long with yellow flowers when...
Savouring Our Soils – Part 1

Savouring Our Soils – Part 1

“Soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. It is the healer and the restorer, and the resurrector by which disease passes into health, age into youth, death into life. Without proper care for it, we can have no community, for, without...
Weedy Wednedsay – Chickweed

Weedy Wednedsay – Chickweed

Description:A delicate annual herb, with small, paired, egg shaped, pointed-tip leaves on long, round, weak stems that have a line of hairs between the nodes. It has small white flowers with 5 deeply notched petals that are shorter than the sepalsAs A Soil...