Family, Feet & Friends

Gran requested a family photo for Christmas - to send to friends and family. Unfortunately for Gran, these things need a bit of planning and getting everyone together at the same time with a little bit of coordinating of attire. Plus getting the Little Fellas done and dusted and ready for the event is like … Continue reading Family, Feet & Friends

A Moment in Time

Another day of tidying up affairs at the other house. As a result I had bags of weeds, grass and the odd plant in the wrong spot that wasn't really a weed. There were some useful plants which I have transplanted here at Tillellan. I was surprised to find several fruit tree saplings growing in … Continue reading A Moment in Time

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 utilising the greywater more efficiently. So I have allowed for a trickling of water to … Continue reading The Soaking of the Soil

October obs

1st week of October - hatchling Wood Ducks out and about at Eyre Park. 4 th Oct - First Diamond Back moth sighted. 5th Oct - first Orchard Swallowtail spotted in the garden. Twenty-eight Spotted Bugs around the garden. 6th Oct - First cicada heard in the garden. I thought I heard one yesterday while … Continue reading October obs

The First Cicada

These little ground dwelling critters that take to the air in Spring are a sure sign that the warmer weather is on the way. I have from year to year taken note of when I heard the first cicada for the Spring and have decided to create this post in order to maintain a specific … Continue reading The First Cicada