March 28, 2019

Malta’s own Giant Fennel

This springtime, the Giant Fennel may be abundantly seen throughout the Maltese countryside. It is found in different areas, varying from garrigue habitats, abandoned fields, disturbed […]
March 22, 2019

Wild borage Blooms

End of winter and early spring time is an ideal time for the blooming of several wild plants, amongst which is the borage, found in different […]
March 13, 2019

Nature’s bounty harvest at The Cliffs Interpretation Centre – Wild Asparagus

Spring time – the balance between winter and summer weather – is distinctive by the bountiful presence of wild plants. Dingli Cliffs currently thrive with the […]
January 21, 2019

The bountiful winter Edibles

Wild plants used to form the basis of culinary dishes and medicinal remedies in traditional Maltese practices. Different times of the year mean different types of […]
November 23, 2018

Time to spot the caterpillars

All moths and butterflies go through complete metamorphosis, from egg to larva to pupa to adult. In fact, the caterpillar stage is part of the four-part […]
November 19, 2018

Malta’s own Red Gold: the wild Saffron

No spice exudes luxury and quality as the Saffron, the most expensive and delicate spice in the world. Saffron spice is extracted from the saffron crocus […]
October 27, 2018

Reawakening Nature and Greenery

The Mediterranean climate can be summarised as characterised by mild rainy winters and hot dry summers. Autumn corresponds to the beginning of the rainy season, where […]
July 23, 2018

Sardinian Warbler Chicks ready to flee the Nest

The Sardinian Warbler (Sylvia melancocephala, Bufula Sewda) is one of the breeding birds that may be found in the Maltese Islands.This little passerine bird, which weighs […]
March 28, 2018

Orchid Heaven at Dingli Cliffs

Earlier today, The Cliffs Interpretation Centre collaborated with Greenhouse Malta, a local NGO in organising a Free Orchid walk, focused on spotting orchids.The activity consisted of […]