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Turmeric, a member of the ginger family, is a yellow wonder root plant. Curcumin, the active ingredient in Turmeric, is a powerful antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties. Studies are still being conducted on this plant but preliminary research suggests that eating turmeric can help ward off dementia, inhibit the growth of tumors, lower cholesterol, reduce […]
Good bugs are essential to our survival. Ladybirds, praying mantids, lacewings and hover-flies, eat the aphids, mites and caterpillars that attack our plants. Honey bees, native bees, butterflies and moths pollinate our plants, giving us flowers, fruits, nuts, seeds, grains and vegetables. We can encourage healthy populations of good bugs. Choose not to spray […]
Practically anything can be made into a planter, or container garden. Important factors to consider when choosing a container, or pot, are correct size, adequate drainage and good quality organic potting mix. A good quality potting mix is essential for the health of plants in pots. Potting mixes are scientifically formulated with specific nutrients […]
That is what you will find at the City Farm Nursery. Tucked away behind the Royal Brisbane Hospital at Northey Street City Farm is our nursery. What makes it unique is that it is a not-for-profit member owned nursery run by passionate staff and volunteers. We specialise in propagating and making available long life annuals, […]