Saturday, March 29, 2014

Bush Tucker, Billabongs and Billy Tea Tour Links


Brachychiton rupestris, the Australian bottle tree -source of water for hunters. 

I'd like to thank everybody who showed up for the Bush Tucker, Billabongs and Billy Tea tour. We had two great tour groups and it was a thoroughly enjoyable experience for everybody, myself included.

Here are some links to sights that can help you start building your own bush tucker garden:

Plum pine page on Daley's Fruit site (a nursery devoted to bushtucker fruits) Plum Pine or Brown Pine - Podocarpus elatus,

Also an intro to Australian bush foods from that same nursery: Bush Foods Australia

Burdekin Plum (a bush tucker fruit that grows well here in Southern California) SGAP(Qld) - Bush Tucker - Burdekin Plum

A guide to Australian bushtucker - Telegraph

Aboriginal bush foods - Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust - Sydney, Australia
Video of 80's Australian TV series 'Bush Tucker Man', the inspiration for 'Survivorman'; explores bush tucker both plant and animal: Bushtucker man

In our library we have:

Australian grass tree. 



Bush Tucker, Billabongs and Billy Tea

Bush Tucker, Billabongs and Billy Tea

Bush Tucker, Billabongs and Billy Tea

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