Edible Campus Christmas Vegetables

By Isabelle Low Whether your centrepiece is a turkey (hopefully organic and free range) or like me a stuffed portobello mushroom, there needs to be a lot of traditional vegetables …

The importance of Biodiversity. Mankind (single species) versus nature (biomes, ecosystems, biodiversity, communities and populations of multiple species); is it a winner-takes-all contest or can we live in sustainable harmony?

Background The 1992 Earth Summit in Rio led to three Conventions a year later on Climate Change, Biological Diversity and Desertification Prevention (UN). Biodiversity can be defined as the variety …

Seed Sowing Galore!

The gardens are beginning to buzz as they slowly are bursting with new life.  Signs of springs such as frog spawn, bumble bees and yellow daffodils is a sure sign …