The early morning is when the garden is at it's most alive. Bullfrog is calling of course. Especially if there is a light rain shower in the hours before sunrise. There are golden bees, floured with bright golden pollen, crawling through the brilliant yellow pumpkin flowers. The chilacayote vine is rambling all over the … Continue reading Early Summer
It has been a busy week, but there is no rest for this man. I am rather over-tired and I have some opinions to vent. Which I do very irregularly. But I will unpack a few right here and now. This past Friday and Saturday the SHOW has come to town. Well, when a very … Continue reading The Albany Agricultural Show – Trouble in Paradise.
Today I was up early and working between houses. Progress is being made, but there is still not enough time in the day and too few lifetimes. The main priority today was getting to the rabbits. Spot needed more attention to her ears and her hutch moved whilst the other rabbits also needed a move … Continue reading Mild Weather Workout
We have had recent rains these past weeks. Some decent, some not so decent. But the garden has been catered for, though it is starting to dry quickly now. The Rain Tanks are close to full though and we are utilising the greywater more efficiently. So I have allowed for a trickling of water to … Continue reading The Soaking of the Soil
1st week of October - hatchling Wood Ducks out and about at Eyre Park. 4 th Oct - First Diamond Back moth sighted. 5th Oct - first Orchard Swallowtail spotted in the garden. Twenty-eight Spotted Bugs around the garden. 6th Oct - First cicada heard in the garden. I thought I heard one yesterday while … Continue reading October obs