The trial at Mungallala in the south west showed tall finger grass, Rhodes grass, Queensland blue
grass and Wynn cassia to suppress weed growth by over 80 per cent, Dr Adkins said.
In the Pumpkins'R'Us polytunnel in Barford, near Warwick, elaborately carved pumpkins sit alongside a pick-and-mix of 30 different varieties from the palm-sized Munchkins and Jack-Be-Littles to the traditional orange Jack O'Lanterns and gigantic and colourful varieties like Queensland Blue
, Snowman and Cackle.
Source: Assembled from staff lists in Statistics of the Colony of Queensland, 1860 & Queensland Blue
Books, various years.
Contrary to their deep orange flesh, the Lumina White squash sports a white exterior while the Queensland Blue
displays a blue tinge.
Goldarc, Sunset pumpkin, Queensland Blue
, Golden Nugget, Scallopini, Turks Cap, Sweet Dumpling - you name it, they grow it.