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World Gardening is a ramified offshoot of Datscha Radio. The site brings together texts, observations, audio files and views about gardening and related topics from around the world, depending on where my travels take me.

Taipei’s Flower Market

Taipei's flower market is located under the protective rain shield of a flyover about 100 meters from Daan Park. It's ...
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Treasure Hill Garden Views

(Translation follows) Treasure Hill Artist Village im Zhongzheng Distrikt Taipehs liegt nahe am Fluss, über dem ein Wirrwarr an Flyovers ...
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The El Paso Rose Garden

„Aspirin is very good“, Patrick says, „but take care you buy uncoated tablets only“, and he’s not talking about his ...
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Judd’s Sunflowers

The only two times I photographed a desert prickly poppy (Argemone polyanthemos) was in 2003 and in 2018, and both ...
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Resilience !

The Sotol plant (Dasylirion liophyllum) abounds on the Northern slopes of the Big Bend National Park. Its slender flower stems ...
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Texan Roses and Night Shades

From the Red Roses of Texas to freely growing "Night Shades" in avocado shaped BBQ roasts found on the corners ...
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cabaña del retiro madrid

A Walk to the Cabaña del Retiro

11. März 2018. I meet Daniel Sigler at the Casa Encendida where he reads silently the El Pais while I ...
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Pink Dreams: La Quinta de los Molinos

21st March 2018 The air was fresh but the sun was shining and the lawns lit up in dreams in ...
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The Rosegarden of Ramón Ortiz

A most depressing sight for all non-plant-affine persons: A rose garden in early spring! Prickly bare sticks sprouting from grey-brown ...
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Gurukula Botanic Sanctuary. Foto: gabi schaffner

Notes from Gurukula

18:30 Uhr: Die Stunde, in der sich das Grün der Pflanzen und das Rot der Erde zu einem weichen, stumpfen ...
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Forthcoming: The Herbarium of Ferdinand von Mueller

He was a man of many interests, some great loves in his life and one obsession: PLANTS! Forthcoming soon are ...
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Greetings from the Silk Floss Tree

(Translation follows, sorry) Der Florettseidenbaum, gehörig zur Familie der Malvengewächse, Unterfamilie Wollbaumgewächse, verblüfft durch einen ausgesprochen wehrhaften Stamm... und Unmengen ...
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An Alpine Aboretum

A secret garden is nestled in the alps, resting in the mountain off the Bogong High Plains Road that winds ...
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Botanic Pant’s Pockets

From next week on it will be again pick(ing)s from the wayside: weird kangooroo flowers, fake verbena, seemingly ordinary thistles ...
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Australian Beauties

Occasionally, one picks flowers by the wayside... If you do this on a faraway continent like Australia, the outcome is ...
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Homebrew in Tasmania

Sandfly, Tasmania. 27. Nov. I am guest in the house of Julia Drouhin and Arjan Kok. The livingroom is full ...
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The Art of Topiary

Railton would be a town that no one'd ever heard of – if it wasn't for Neil Hurley. In 1999, ...
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Gardening in Bogong

This weekend the cabin owners are expected back in Bogong village. The community's sole gardener Marty is in charge for ...
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The Female Ginkgo

Den Ginkgo kennt man - irgendwie. Goethe und überhaupt, ja, einer der ältesten Bäume der Weltgeschichte. Weniger bekannt ist, dass ...
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Protokoll 10/6/2014 Orte&Portraits

Wetter: Sonnig, 29 Grad, windstill. Unwetterwarnung für den Nachmittag: Erhöhtes Risiko für örtlich STARKE GEWITTER, an denen es zu STARKREGEN ...
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