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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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Summer Delights

The dahlias are flowering. Steadily over the last two years I have managed to cultivate our burgundy dahlias well enough to increase them in number. I have seen them described on-line with such fanciful names as velvet wine, black satin … Continue reading

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September Observations 2019

31st of August 2019 From our vantage point on the side of the mountain our youngest Little Fella and myself watched the changing light of the new day. This is Binalup. And from here, with the aid of our binoculars, … Continue reading

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Recent Activity

After the extraordinary weather last week, beautiful, fine sunny, quite summer-like and then an absolutely contrasting Good Friday (rain, hail, chilly temperatures) – we are back into summery days again. In fact, we have been since Saturday! With an urgency … Continue reading

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Autumn, like a Second Spring

I’ve observed before in the garden how Autumn conditions have an effect on certain aspects of the garden like Spring. Plants put on a burst of extra growth, the activity in the soil picks up after the heat of summer. … Continue reading

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The Hands-On Harvest

In our garden, the pumpkins are being harvested. We had about ten or so small pumpkins and a couple of larger ones. The smaller size is ideal for our family. The tomatoes are coming along well too. I have grown … Continue reading

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Journeys & Observations Further Afield

I was raised close to the Indian Ocean and after living in the south along the Southern Ocean for nearly two decades when I first lay eyes on the Indian Ocean recently on a trip to Perth, it struck me … Continue reading

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