Tag Archives: seasons

The Soaking of the Soil

We have had recent rains these past weeks. Some decent, some not so decent. But the garden has been catered for, though it is starting to dry quickly now. The Rain Tanks are close to full though and we are … Continue reading

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Djeran – Ant Season

According to the Nyoongar Seasons, of which there are six, we are now in Djeran.¬†The winds have dropped the last month or so, particularly in their intensity, with light breezes bringing a welcome freshness to the heat of the days. … Continue reading

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Petit Paradis in Collage

The Eighth instalment of our annual bit of artwork tracking the Two Little Fellas. This year, on a whim, our youngest Little Fella takes the stage given that he’s played smaller roles in previous pictures and I loved how he … Continue reading

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Summer Sunflowers

The new garden is struggling at the moment. Bouts of hot weather and wind interspersed with showers of miniscule rain. In between other duties I have chopped and dropped some of the fat hen and other ‘weeds’ to mulch around … Continue reading

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Seasonal Observations for Nov:2017

1 Nov – grape vine is starting to get nibbled at by tiny Vine Moth caterpillars. 4 Nov – Watercress around town in the streams continues to flower. By the end of the month the council had also slashed or … Continue reading

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The Throwing of the Seed

The new garden is bolting. Seeds are ripening and reaching for the sky. It is coming to a close, the initial burst of vigor. Underneath this cloak of leaves and seeding pods are pumpkins and melons. Growing, engorging themselves towards … Continue reading

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Aussie Climate Zone Comparisons

[ You may notice that Tasmania is not covered in this map. Within Tasmania there are several smaller climate regions which are covered in the link Daily Mail news article¬† ] Recently I came across this map of climate comparisons … Continue reading

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