Category: Garden

Growing Rosemary – (Rosmarinus officinalis)

I really can’t imagine my garden without the addition of Rosemary. It’s a plant I’ve enjoyed growing ever since I…

Reach for the Stars

Star jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides), is a beautiful plant from Asia growing successfully in both my home and nursery gardens. With…

Gardening for Butterflies

Creating a Butterfly Garden provides habitat for important insects while adding beauty and enjoyment to our surroundings. Recently in my…

The Tougher the Better

One of the toughest little shrubs for planting in the garden or pots is Midgen Berry, also known as Austromyrtus.…

Contrasting with Wormwood

With Spring literally just around the corner we’re seeing lots of beautiful Federation, Shasta and African daisies in gardens and…

Taste sensation of Lilly Pilly

What a fruitful conversation over the weekend about a wonderfully useful plant. Linda from Kumbia and I discussed the beautiful…

Fruit Trees and Frost

Fruit trees are certainly a valuable addition to the home garden offering us delicious homegrown, fresh fruit. My favourite fruit…

The Secret Garden

My first Garden evolved thirty two years ago when I was newly married. In time it decoratively and practically surrounded…

Planning for Planting

As the winter weather starts moving from cooler to warmer, our soils begin to awaken and beckon us to start…

The Five Minute Gardener

When inside tasks are done and dusted, nothing is better than starting the day meandering in the garden. For me,…