What Trees (and other friends) are Flowering in September 2018

  I went for a wander in our garden and found so many trees and shrubs flowering. The Bombax flowers were floating to the ground and I thought this is where they got the idea for Avatar from. The large Combretum molle has abundant yellow flowers full of bees and birds. Combretum microphylum was scrambling […]

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At Least 1,000 Reasons Why You Should Plant Indigenous Trees and Shrubs

To the indigenous plant enthusiast a frequent refrain from gardeners and farmers is, “why bother trying to try and find and use indigenous trees and shrubs when there are so many wonderful exotic species that are already well established in Zambia?” The answer requires a short digression into plant ecology.   The more we discover […]

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