Category Archives: In My Garden

Gardening is my choice of exercise. It is also good for mental health, creativity, and keeping the blood pressure down.

My garden is part of the Brisbane City Life website. Here I’ll only include articles that cross into other interests.

Since when has clover been a weed?

A plant considered undesirable, unattractive, or troublesome, or growing where it is not wanted, is usually considered a weed.

Clover is beneficial to bees and to the soil. Lying on cool, soft clover watching the clouds move across a Queensland sky is one of the lingering memories of my childhood. The only downside of clover in the lawn is that you have to watch out for bees when walking barefoot. That is not enough to designate something a weed.

How and why did it change? Continue reading Since when has clover been a weed?