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Walking past their abundant carelessness

which crawls weed-like in cresses of colour

an ignorance of glance caught me stumbling

when a single bloom fell upon my path, 44 more words


Dear Walter: Letter from Old School Garden, 29th November 2015

Old School Garden – 29th November 2015

Dear Walter,

As we move towards winter, this month has been one of small steps forward, old friend. We had our first frost last week, and I managed to get the tenderest plants under cover in the greenhouse. 930 more words


The walkabout is over, time to fall in love with Sydney all over again

All good things come to an end…

So after two and a quarter years living in London and an amazing three-month holiday travelling through the UK, Italy and France, we arrived back in Sydney this week. 350 more words


What's wrong with this picture?

We know that plants grow and, in time they evolve. But what about gardens, especially historic ones. If we visit a garden around a palace, once the home of King Rupert the something, do we want to see the garden as it was when he reigned or do we want a contemporary design around the historic house. 466 more words

Views Of Ireland

Horti-fun in Guatemala, Day 1

There’s nothing like trying to get your head around all the strange sounds of the Kaqchikel Maya language, except maybe being 8 hours late arriving due to “weather” in the capital, Guatemala City. 421 more words


Rack Island, Bibury, The Cotswolds

It never ceases to amaze me how beautiful the UK is……. four beautiful countries to explore, all so different from each other.  We were in the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire and stopped at Bibury to have a look at a garden centre that I noticed.   158 more words