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Roses and Roses

This year is not the year of roses for me. My Red rose bushes are in trouble and so my white standard iceberg.  I did what I had to do, this winter I sprayed them with lime sulphur in the hope for the roses to be healthier and stronger.   637 more words

Winter flowers to warm up to!

There’s no denying that winter is drawing in, there’s frost on the cars in the morning, the Twitter hashtag #HowIKnowWinterIsComing is trending, but most importantly the winter blooming flowers are making their way into florists near you! 316 more words


Plant Crimes 

This is an example of the poor planning that defines my sporadic gardening. The strangely paired bedfellows in this pot most surely do not belong together. 153 more words

Sporadic Gardening

The First Hippeastrum

The presence of Hippeastrums in gardens across Australia is quite common, not a rare thing at all, and here in Queensland they normally flower from late September through to early October. 107 more words


The Gift of the Unexpected

I’m apprehensive about leaving my tiny garden, even for a couple of weeks. Aaah! Human hubris I’ve caught you peering over my psyche wall.

What will my garden do without me? 309 more words