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Mini-Crop Update & Raised Bed One

Our little batch of mini-crops (mostly large pots) are doing really well. As with our original Petit Paradis garden, I planted out quite a collection of pots with small, usually mixed vegetables. This was with the intention of at least … Continue reading

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The Garden & The Muse

It’s 5 am and its dark. Really dark. Inside and out. Gran, with little regard for the silence that embalms the house (because she’s losing her hearing), bursts from her bedroom door and wheels herself into the bathroom with an … Continue reading

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A Happy Hum

The Tahitian Lime is in full swing. By that I mean it is humming! It is laden with fruit and is experiencing another wave of the most wonderfully perfumed flowers. These are being visited by hoards of bees which literally … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Tillellan

And so, little by little, the house becomes a home once again . . . The main entrance and stairway were altered to allow for a less interrupted living area and a double car garage (to make the most of … Continue reading

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April Update 2018

How the year is moving by. . .   I have been working steadily to complete our last remaining room of the house – the utility room or mudroom. Once I get it completed we can start to move the … Continue reading

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Fine, Humid, Hazy

It’s been really muggy the last few days. We had a shower of rain Tuesday night which freshened the garden up – then the sun came out. I’d like to report that I’ve progressed things in the garden and built … Continue reading

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Christmas 2017 – Petit Paradis

Australian Christmas Tree Nuytsia floribunda Merry Christmas to all our readers. For those in the North, stay warm and enjoy your friends and family time. To those in the South, happy summer holidays! See you all in the New Year!

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