Monthly Archives: February 2010

on a beautiful storytelling

Yes indeed, a fantastic and charming speaker, with funny jokes every now n then, to lively up the audience partecipation, harnessing attention. Yes indeed, a beautiful story of faraway lands, exotic people and striking colours. Yes indeed, a noble message, … Continue reading

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Elena on honeysukle

Elena on honeysukle, originally uploaded by the weed one. This shrub was introduced to me by my daughter, who swear by it as it grows proficiently on her school grounds. still haven’t found a proper naming of it, yet, i’m … Continue reading

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robinia_sprouting

robinia_sprouting, originally uploaded by the weed one. on a side street in Surry hills, Sydney. The tree planted by the council is a Golden Robinia, a cultivar grafted onto a Robinia pseudo-acacia root system. The suckers coming from the roots … Continue reading

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Conyza, Sydney

Conyza, Sydney, originally uploaded by the weed one. extremely tall, carving away concrete in an abandoned courtyard. Would be interesting to find a study on the remediation capability of this plant, a truly pioneer when it comes to overcome concrete … Continue reading

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More on Bidens pilosa

The Facebook intervention is building up, with some plants getting more friends than other’s.. Interesting is that one in particular, Bidens pilosa (search for it on Facebook) is proving true to its vernacular name in Australia, Farmer’s friend, sticking to … Continue reading

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on anniversaries and what it means to keep going

So, this post will be a personal rant, which is no different from the rest of the postings on this blog, yet, this very one comes along as a side stepping exercise. This coming Sunday will be the 10th year … Continue reading

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on Bidens pilosa

You have been walking around, and traveling the world lately, so that you could compare the spontaneous vegetation in different parts of the globe..no not that many, but a few. You came across this Bidens pilosa on The Domain, Sydney, … Continue reading

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on the danger of loosing landmarks

In the 1940′s a farmer north-west of Sydney devised a new way to interact with the landscape in order to minimize the loss of topsoil due to erosion, store water and enhance the ability of the soil to regenerate and … Continue reading

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