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Growing demand from farmers all over the world for “Biological Seed Treatments”

There is an impending need to protect seeds and seedlings from various seed and soil-borne diseases to minimize crop losses and, thereby, fulfil the...

Fertiliser Finds: A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Plant Care

In this guide, I will be covering the basics of plant care, so hopefully, you can stop killing and start growing your plants. Don’t...

QUEST TO DIGITISE 1 MILLION PLANT SPECIMENS

The Australian National Herbarium in Canberra is imaging nearly a million plant specimens using an automated system developed by Netherlands company Picturae. CSIRO Group Leader...

Multi-coloured plants are suddenly a home decor ‘must-have’. Here’s how to keep them alive

Image: Shutterstock Fads and fashion have always influenced the plants we keep. And so it is with variegated plants, which have become very popular with indoor plant...

Rosemary in roundabouts, lemons over the fence: how to go urban foraging safely, respectfully and cleverly

  Picture: Shutterstock Does anything beat the experience of finding a wild mulberry tree and stuffing a handful of fresh juicy berries in your mouth?...

The daily dance of flowers tracking the sun is more fascinating than most of us realise

  Picture: Julien Christ/Unsplash When I was a child, I was intrigued by the Queensland box (Lophostemon confertus) growing in our backyard. I noticed its leaves hung...
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Australian Rock of Ages: Number 3 – Mike Rudd

The Life and Time Stories of Australian Musicians, Performance Artists and those who commenced their their contributed to the Australian Music industry from the...

DLG. teams up with Healy to deliver his synonymous chill pop sound in “NO SLACK”

In the dynamic realm of music, collaboration often sparks innovation and creativity. DLG., the burgeoning talent hailing from the vibrant music scene of Los...

PIRRAMIMMA IRONSTONE Old Bush Vine GRENACHE 2016 – $28.00 (original price)

I opened my last bottle of this stunning wine over the New year break and found it had matured and changed considerably since my...

Mick Pacholli

Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.