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Dry, dry times

I've spent a bit more time in the garden over the last few weeks. It's been disturbing just how dry the soil has become, despite regular watering, so I have started the project of installing irrigation to various areas of the garden. The initial project was the front garden which is quite contained and really … Continue reading Dry, dry times

Wattles on a Grassy Knoll

On brilliantly sunny days the top of the block can be an enchanting place to work. Though I seldom really stop long enough to take it all in. I usually find myself staring at a photo of it on the computer screen much later in the day thinking to myself . . . "Wow, that's … Continue reading Wattles on a Grassy Knoll

The First Cicadas & General Update

About a week and a half ago in Perth I heard the first cicada for the season. It was a really warm day in amongst others that had brought showers. Today, after a few days of rain and then a hot Spring sun that made the air steamy, I heard the first cicada for our … Continue reading The First Cicadas & General Update