Persicaria odorata flowers

Persicaria odorata flowers

Persicaria odorata is flowering. Small tiny flowers, barely discernible are opening. I really like the scent of these leaves, they are invigorating.

Urban Greening

Urban Greening

The backyard was pretty bare when we came to inspect the house. Grass and a few Camellias…..we planted¬†Acacia mearnsii¬†(Black Wattle) and other species which I need to go back and identify….thanks to this fast growing tree, which is now 11…

Wind Swept, Rain Splayed

Wind Swept, Rain Splayed

The Fava beans Artemisia and I planted four weeks ago have been lovingly blown into bendy poses. Here they are doing their poses. Still intact and really quite fine, it will be lovely to see them grow over time. Today…

Broken Eggs

Broken Eggs

Finally my new chickens started laying three weeks ago! I had been truly missing having my own eggs….but just as soon as they did lay, I started to find broken eggs with the yolks completely gone….I suspected the Ravens or…

Harvest Past

Harvest Past

Emma

Emma

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Past seasons

Past seasons

Flower focus. I started growing more flowers in the garden about four years ago. Here are some flowers from various summers.        

Beans, urban beans

Beans, urban beans

From our local wholefood shop we have been purchasing 1kg bags of beans: fava and lima beans, as well as bags of peas and broad beans. Slowly we are making our way around the garden and planting them out. The…

Sedum babies emerge in Autumn

Sedum babies emerge in Autumn

At this time of the year, our Sedum flowers have died and the stems have been cut off to make way for the new plants to emerge. And here they are.              

Tree Perch

Tree Perch