Warning: Don't follow Gardenia Lady for gardening advice! She works work full-time in the media, is married to Dusty Road Drifter, she has four grown-up children - CityDweller, YoungDrifter, GoodTimeBoy and AnimalLoverFarmGirl. She took up gardening again recently after a ten year break. She's not a qualified gardener in anyway, she often kills plants and doesn't know the names of them or where they should be planted! But, she is passionate and obsessed.
So small in height, but they bring spades of joy.. These hyacinth beauties filled my pots sitting at the backdoor with vibrant colour last year and I am keeping my fingers crossed they will again.. Recently, after a long break from planting bulbs, I
Open gardens and visiting friend’s gardens either fill me with gardening inspiration or shatter me with the realisation I have a lot to learn.. Whenever I visit my sister-in-law’s garden I usually leave feeling the latter emotion.. The
Thank you autumn for another glorious season. I know we shouldn’t have favourites, but you are mine.. You make me so happy. I love watching nature change under your spell. How your presence makes leaves of smooth, tipped and lobed edges
There are so many wonderful reasons to be outside and one is when you are lucky to be in the presence of a kookaburra, or any other native animal. These are just some of the animals I have seen in the past few months, while walking, sight-seeing or
. SUNSETS are proof that no matter what happens, every day can end beautifully. by Kristen Butler. Life is so busy and for many of us each day is like a marathon that we have to finish -there's the long bike ride where you feel like you're pedalling
I have found the answer to the question you have always wanted to ask - What can I do with an ugly besser block that's lying around the yard?. You can create a mixed succulent planter!. After visiting the annual Billabong Garden Complex Succulent
Gardening has a way to grab you by the heart and become the food that feeds your soul and bring joy to your life.. For me gardening is a stress relief - the moment I slip my sloggers on my feet my brain shuts everything else out and focuses on the