Solanum

Solanum

Beautiful flowers with every vegetable

Beautiful flowers with every vegetable

 

Possums out Bees in

Possums out Bees in

It took the possums ten years to find us, lucky us! But now they are regular guests. They eat the young shoots of the pomegranate, they have almost killed the Akebia quinata, and they hunger even for astringent persimmons. I…

Rain garden missing

Rain garden missing

One of the projects we did not foresee the need for when we first moved into our home was a rain garden project. ¬†Back in 2003 we were thinking about fruit trees, raised vegetable beds, deciduous vines, native trees, solar…

Sunset farm

Sunset farm

In the garden blossoms and bees

In the garden blossoms and bees

In the garden blossoms are blooming and their colour saturated. Ralf is checking the bee hives for pests, and honey. With the warm weather the bees and the blossom will come together, each nurturing the other.  

Sprinter Seed Sowing

Sprinter Seed Sowing

I love this time of the year. The garden is vibrating with life and with blossoms now on many of the fruit trees. While the perennial deciduous plants are awakening, I am preparing a feast of food producing annuals. In…

Merri Outing

Merri Outing

Along the Merri Creek we went, Jules, Artemisia and I. On the way we found a hut, trees to climb, wattle happiness, and on the way home, lichen and blue.                    …