Tag Archives: backyard gardening

The First Cicadas & General Update

About a week and a half ago in Perth I heard the first cicada for the season. It was a really warm day in amongst others that had brought showers. Today, after a few days of rain and then a … Continue reading

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Red Wing

Wednesday 9th Dec. This is Red Wing. He that rules the roost in the garden at the present time. I wasn’t exactly sure that the Fairy-Wrens visiting the garden were Red-winged wrens, as Blue-breasted Fairy-Wrens are also found in the … Continue reading

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A Place to Die

Today the Very Ugly Garden was a sanctuary for death. As I began the foundations of the green house I listened and watched the birds. It was early morning. Quite early actually. There were New Holland Honeyeaters feeding on several … Continue reading

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The Very Ugly Garden

Over the last few years our garden has transitioned from a relatively newly cleared block (in preparation for the renovation) to a small salvage yard of various resources such as patio pavers, salvaged timber, corrugated sheeting, animal hutches, plastic pots … Continue reading

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An Exciting New Discovery

This amazing little creature has eluded me for so long. I knew it to be a Mole Cricket. Just one of those things that has stuck in my mind from looking through nature books as a child. I found this … Continue reading

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