Magazine: Ramblings of a Gumnut
The worlds first* Eucalyptus magazine.
50% donation of RRP to charity
New for summer 2020.
Limited quantities available.
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This issue was published July 2020.
No Home; No Koala
“Urbanisation of once wild bushland areas threatens the wild koala populations. Koala rely on eucalyptus trees for food, shelter and safety against predators. Since European settlement, Australia has lost a staggering 80% of koala habitat to deforestation. As their trees disappear, so do the koalas.”
- Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors
Hardy Eucalyptus are donating 50% from the sales of this magazine to the Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors; to help them continue their work running conservation projects and a wildlife hospital in Queensland, Australia.
Like the koala, we are nothing without our Eucalyptus trees. We grow our trees in the UK from seed responsibly sourced from across Australasia. This is our way of giving back.
The Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital was founded by Steve and Terri Irwin, and has treated over 90,000 animals, including 8,503 Koalas*. Following the forest fires of 2020, their services have been in high demand.
*correct at the time of print.
The other 50% of the RRP covers the cost of printing the magazine. We do not make a profit from the sale of this product.
About this product
The worlds first** Eucalyptus industry magazine!
Fund raising for the Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors.
Written and published by Hardy Eucalyptus.
We have started this magazine series to share our knowledge of Eucalyptus with our fellow enthusiasts; as a learning resource for people wanting to know more about this amazing species.
We promote the benefits of growing Eucalyptus responsibly; showcasing the environmental and ornamental qualities that they have, and teach our readers how to care for them properly. It is essentially a very niche industry publication that is also available to the general public.
Articles in the magazine are aimed at landscape designers in the Northern Hemisphere, but as a company we also support a great many flower farmers and foresters worldwide, who are looking to grow Eucalyptus as a crop. In the future, we are hoping to publish a magazine aimed at growing eucalyptus as a sustainable crop.
Content includes articles such as "How to grow Eucalyptus in a pot and keep it alive", and "Making A Stand: the secret jobs of Eucalyptus"
Features on Air-Pots, Green-leaved Eucalyptus and RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
**we think it is the first. We can't find anyone else selling one!
About the Authors
Hilary has dedicated the last 10 years of her career to the study and production of Eucalyptus trees. She owns the largest Eucalyptus nursery in the UK, offering a range of 65+ different species, most of which are grown from seed and are hardy in UK climates.
Hilary holds a BSc in Horticulture from the University of Bath and worked at government-run horticultural research institutes before eventually owning and running a production nursery for the best part of 35 years.
Charlie is a Landscape Architect with a lifetime of horticultural experience. Charlie studied BSc Biology at the University of Nottingham before switching to Landscape Architecture with the University of Gloucestershire, and is passionate about all things trees and wildlife.
Charlie is subcontracted to Hardy Eucalyptus as our Marketing Manager, and has been designing and building Hardy Eucalyptus's award-winning Flower Show exhibits for nearly 10 years.
Ben is a Forester currently working in the West Midlands. Ben holds a BSc in Archaeology and Forensic Science from the University of Exeter, and is now undertaking a MSc in Forestry with the University of Bangor.
Ben has a particular interest in agro-forestry and sustainable forest products.
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