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14:46

LifeStyle

Peppers, from fire to sweetness

ESPERANZA PELÁEZ

...the world. The initial flavour of a pepper is due to the capsaicina, a defensive substance generated by the plant that causes the sensation of spiciness. However, Old World farmers saw more possibilities and soon began to develop hybridisations and

11:00

LifeStyle

The balloon plant

The botanical name for this plant is Gomophocarpus physocarpus but it has many easier to pronounce common names including balloon plant, balloon cotton bush, bishop's balls, and swan plant. It is a species of milkweed and was previously called ... Asclepias physocarpa. The balloon plant is a perennial shrub native to south east Africa but has been introduced to many countries around the world, becoming naturalised in most of them including the Mediterranean. Safe to prune Calling all ... gardeners When the balloon plant is fully grown it can reach two metres high. It has long narrow leaves and small white flowers with purple accents which appear all year round in moderate climates. The large, balloon-like seed pods form after the flowers

16:32

Opinion

Cannabis wine

ANDREW J. LINN

...selection of marmalades and vinegars. Around 8 euros. Ever since the cannabis plant was discovered to generate strange effects, it has been used for a variety of practices other than rolling joints. Infused with tea is a long-time favourite and is what

10:15

Local

Seaweed problem grows as 4,250 tonnes is taken off beaches along the Costa del Sol

ANDREA JIMÉNEZ / AUGUSTÍN PELÁEZ

...they are catching in their nets is the fast-growing plant. Now other councils are starting to get worried as the weed edges eastwards, growing on rocks offshore and getting swept onto the beaches when the sea is rough. Head of the Costa del Sol ... worst affected council areas, the seaweed is piled on beaches to dry before being taken to the district waste plant at Casares. Otherwise it can rot and cause an unpleasant smell. Mayor of Marbella, Ángeles Muñoz, said last week, "We've brought in

15:02

Gibraltar

Gibraltar nature reserve extended to protect it for future generations

Debbie Bartlett

...to a number of plant species which are rare in Gibraltar, such as the wild caper, which is found nowhere else on the Rock. It also provides nesting sites for kestrels and peregrine falcons. The habitat in the area will be improved to encourage more

12:24

Local

Organisations and local residents discuss 'Brick Beach' project plans

Eugenio Cabezas

...composition and character of different materials" and that it is important to "control the levels of sulfates" in the materials used. The next step in the project will be to build a recycling and treatment plant, which is expected to be situated next to ... Vélez-Málaga's sewage treatment plant, once an environmental impact evaluation report has been completed by the Junta de Andalucía's environmental delegation. Representatives highlighted the importance of getting people on board with the project to stop the

12:58

LifeStyle

The scaredy-cat plant

Denise Bush

The common names for this plant include, Painted nettle, Scaredy Cat plant and Piss off plant; botanically it can be found as Plectranthus caninus or Coleus canina. Like most members of the mint family Plectranthus caninus is aromatic, mainly ... resistant. A thick layer of mulch in autumn should give the roots extra protection through the winter so that it reshoots in spring. Calling all gardeners Toughening plants up The Scaredy Cat plant has the typical square stems of the mint family. ... and moved around to deter cats from corners of your garden or grown in the border where it will eventually spread. Unlike culinary mint, Plectranthus caninus is not invasive but is a useful and attractive ground cover plant for dry areas in semi-shade.

14:53

LifeStyle

Restio multiflorus

Denise Bush

Restio is a genus of 88 species in the family Restioraceae which consists of annual or perennial rush-like flowering plants. It is a plant that has been around for millions (over 65) of years with remains found that date back to the Late Cretaceous ... female plant are needed as Restios, like most rushes, are dioecious and depend on wind pollination. Some species of Restio are used for thatching roofs or making brooms.

13:24

Local

Plans to build meat packaging plant in rural area meet objections

FERNANDO TORRES

Residents in a rural area of Alhaurín el Grande have complained to the town hall after learning of the plans of local firm Moreno y Plaza SA to build a new packaging plant for meat products near their homes. The firm, located on La Rosa industrial ... estate, maintains that the new 6,000-square-metre plant would be environmentally friendly, with solar panels and a state-of-the-art water treatment system, and create 100 jobs. The plans are still only on paper and pending an environmental impact study by ... the Junta de Andalucía. The local residents, in an area where there are numerous "irregular" developments and other industrial warehouses, fear the bad smells that the plant could generate as well as showing concerns for its environmental impact.

12:49

LifeStyle

Fascinating facts about 'crocking' plant pots

Hands up anyone who puts stones, gravel or 'crocks' (pieces of terracotta pot or broken crockery) in the bottom of their pots before filling them with compost. I imagine that will be most gardeners because as everybody knows, putting crocks in the bo