Category Archives: Plants

Home Shopping

  The days are blurring together. But this is the kind of stuff I’ve been up to. Friday morning was the beach walk with the family. It was refreshing, relaxing and resulted in a catch of one dead seagull, two … Continue reading

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The First Trees are Planted

Yesterday I planted out our first trees. There was no pomp and ceremony. Not loudly anyway. I carted up several loads of sandy soil and dumped them on the growing swale at the top of the slope. I filled up … Continue reading

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Plant List for Tillellan

This list has been kept for about ten years now. I am moving it to its current, more easily accessible position, so I can review it given that I anticipate a mass planting occurring at some point this year during … Continue reading

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February Firetails

This February has been rather interesting. When the start of the month came around our family were in Vietnam – except of course Gran. The anxious mother in law is not cut-out for travel at the best of times these … Continue reading

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Summer Rain

After the ‘heat wave’ of the last couple of weeks we received a reprieve today with some decent rainfall. Though not particularly heavy, I am hoping it is enough to allow rain to penetrate a little further into the sand … Continue reading

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More Dahlias

This past week the mauve dahlias are out and making a scene at the back door. They are being grown in our container gardens amongst vegetables. They certainly add a nice bit of colour to the garden. And here is … Continue reading

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Little Kingdoms

This is the garden a few months ago when the beds were upgraded and planted out with tomatoes, spinach other seedlings removed from the pathways. Several months later it is a jungle of tomatos, herbs, flowers, spinach, pepino . . … Continue reading

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