B’Rootal ‘Latebour of Love

Almost nothing beets a good slice of cake. Especially if it happens to follow a hard-yakka session in the garden with an eccentric bunch of keen-bean kids. Every Tuesday afternoon at four bells, my calloused and cussed-out Growers Society would flood into the science lab in anticipation of the much awaited afternoon tea session. Mouths … Continue reading B’Rootal ‘Latebour of Love

What’s in a name?

Artemis: goddess of the hunt, wild animals, wilderness, childbirth and virginity. If you're unlucky enough to have a home among the gum trees, then you will know how hard it is to grow anything within a backyard-size distance from this iconic plants' water-sapping base. Throw in a cool climate, short seasons and soil with a … Continue reading What’s in a name?