Category Archives: Gardening

Fruit for their songs

I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs’ (Joseph Addison) I am growing Australian native shrubs which will bring birds into the garden, and other wildlife. … Continue reading

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Tomatoes, Lettuce, Wombok and Basil

‘The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul’ (Alfred Austin). Looks like a great salad plate coming up in … Continue reading

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2018 Already!

‘I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow’ (David Hobson). … Continue reading

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