The Bedtime Gardener

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You may be forgiven for thinking this could turn into a bit of an x-rated blog post by that title.  But bear with me! Doing anything with a toddler in tow ranges from high hilarity to downright frustrating!  For the moment gardening and my little girl, are probably best kept separate!  The plants are not really up to withstanding her exuberant style of care, (meant with all the love in the world as she loves flowers… and picking them to feed to the rabbit), but my conflict is I’d rather the blooms stayed on the plants – for at least Continue Reading →

By Moonlight.

So I sit and type in the moonlight. Seems a bit sacrilegious, but I’m doing it anyway.  A bit like going camping and taking the telly. (Really??? I mean what is the point??). The moon is full and round tonight and peeking through next doors Eucalyptus tree.  The flower bed immediately to my left has flowers settling in.  They are long overdue planting out, but I’m hoping the warm weather coming this week will help them on with a growth spurt and settle in. Not really sure there’s a point to this post.  Other than to say its a beautiful night. Continue Reading →