37 Shades of Red Geraniums

There is a geranium cutting staring at me from a jam jar of water near the kitchen sink. I'm doing the dishes, and this yellowing, leaf-dropping, cutting is crying out to be planted in the garden. GeRANiums. Gran loves them. Much. So there is usually a cutting, or a clipping, or an uprooted bit of … Continue reading 37 Shades of Red Geraniums

Red Mustard Seed Harvest

The stunning image of the Red Mustard leaves in our front garden had waned to one resembling more of an unkept garden. But now the seeding plants have been harvested and hung to dry and the garden is a little more 'normal'. These plants gave us many leaves for salads and for cooked meals. They … Continue reading Red Mustard Seed Harvest

Green Manure Seed Trial

This is either a man, outstanding in his field, or a man out standing in his field. Quite possibly it is neither as this is a little crop of green manure plants that I have been growing out, and a small crop at that. Definitely not a fields worth. Over the weeks though they have … Continue reading Green Manure Seed Trial

High in the Skies . . .

This is an image of the Little Eagle being mobbed by an Australian Raven recently, about midday. There were also magpies involved and it was quite a scene given that it is the height of breeding season for many birds and most of them already have young and are trying to ensure a little security. … Continue reading High in the Skies . . .

Further Than Now

So about a month ago I had a bit of a dump with my post Spring Convulsions. I'm better now. Aired. Light. Somewhat lifted. It is partly to do with the whole vibration of Spring around me - and partly to do with the fact that I have a tendency to keep going. I have … Continue reading Further Than Now