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Gone to a Good Home

The Lilly Pilly that stood for several years in the middle of our back yard seemed like a good idea when we planted it, but it became somewhat of a problem. When we bought this house we thought we’d plant … Continue reading

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Holding Bed

For a variety of reasons we’ve ended up with a veritable plethora of plants in pots – mainly tiny pots – awaiting their day to be planted in their permanent home. Today was not that day. But they just shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Is there a a cow in my garden?

Something’s been eating – not merely nibbling – my Brussels sprout plants. These are big plants. They come above my knee and are loaded with large leaves. But one of them is not so loaded any more. Whoever the culprit is has … Continue reading

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Planting Shade-loving Natives

When Frank and I went to the Tree Planting Day we were given some freebies. Three of these, which I planted today, are shown above. All are supposed to thrive in just about any conditions including this dark spot at the bottom … Continue reading

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National Tree Planting Day

Australia’s answer to Arbor Day is National Tree Planting Day. That was last Sunday. Frank and I joined the local council in planting shrubs (no trees) along a bike path at the edge of a local park. Lots of hearty … Continue reading

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