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Sowing seeds indoors. Bringing new plants into life!

One of my favourite horticultural tasks during the winter months is sowing seeds giving a helping hand in bringing new plants into life!

Seeds come packaged by nature with their own food supply in the form of endosperm so the first thing to remember is that the compost mix needs to be low nutrient. 158 more words


Dingy Swallowtail

The following photograph is of a Dingy Swallowtail (Papilio anactus) I snapped a few days ago at the Williamstown Botanic Gardens.

The Dingy Swallowtail is also known as the Dainty Swallowtail and the Small Citrus Butterfly. 86 more words


The Mathematics of Light

The mathematics of light.

A photo posted by leona (@leonaleecully) on Jan 2, 2017 at 6:44am PST


China 2016 – Day 2 – Sydney – Overall – 13 November 2016

Places I went on this day:

  • Circular Quay
  • Sydney foreshore
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Central Station




Today was not nearly as hot as it was yesterday, which was a relief. 13 more words


China 2016 – Day 2 – Sydney – Part 2 – 13 November 2016

Royal Botanic Gardens

Just around the corner from the Opera House are the Royal Botanic Gardens. I have spent a lot of time in these gardens (especially when I worked in the city). 123 more words


Looking Fabulous right now: Hamamelis mollis & Viburnum bodnantense 'Charles Lamont'.

Nothing quite matches the delicate graceful scents of these two beautiful winter shrubs.

Get up close & personal & breathe it in! 54 more words