Author Archives: Mary Tang

About Mary Tang

An urban orchardist everyday, a volunteer regularly, a poet sometimes and a blogger since March 2015. I travel when I can. Food is a constant.

Pollination at Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

Yesterday Ang and I met in town for a Prawn Noodle then visited the Royal Botanic Garden after lunch.  The Calyx had an exhibition called ‘Pollination’  with sprouting bees and floral alphabets: It was a dull day so I was delighted … Continue reading

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Song of Dew by Wang An Shi (1021-1086)

  I have in hand a broken branch of fragrance that surely belongs in heaven– Is this spring snow that is yet to melt? What day is it today?   Translated by Mary Tang 鄧許文蘭  

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Colourful Coleus from Cuttings

Although Sydney’s weather supports flowering  plants all year round, there are times of the year when colourful leaves take their turn to shine.  We had some wind and rain that battered the blooms overnight so when I went outside this … Continue reading

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