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Here comes the sun

The hot weather has set in and we are still technically not even into summer yet. Although we are well into sprummer – the new word coined by Tim Entwisle, Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, for southern Australia’s late spring / early summer season. 449 more words

A Good Egg

“And a big white hen standing on one leg. And under the hen was a quiet egg,” a line from one of our most treasured board books, … 97 more words

Random Stuff

Backyard Opossum, Oh No!

Tonight I got quite a fright when I went to check on my backyard flock of hens. There he was looking at me with his eyes flashing back like highway reflectors—a opossum! 206 more words

Random Stuff

Life In Our Neighborhood

This is just lovely. I gave about half a kilo of freshly picked calamansi (Philippine lime) to one of our neighbors and she gave me back two lemons from her backyard plus a pot of Korean ginseng. 172 more words

Garden Anywhere

Seeing Is Believing

I feel guilty.

For several months now,  I’ve neglected updating this blog. All I got to show were some reblogged posts  from my main blog here at WordPress. 203 more words

Flowers And Blooms

the great outdoors

Being outside really is great. Just a couple hours in the faux fall fresh air, and all my cares (except my constant worry about the state of the plants) slip away. 90 more words


Organic Gardening

Gardening without pesticides

Gardening without pesticides, herbicides and synthetic fertilisers is called organic gardening, but why should we be gardening without pesticides? Aren’t all the pesticides gone from the plant before you eat it’s produce? 385 more words

Organic Gardening