It was a glorious Autumn day on Saturday, perfect for pottering in the garden, harvesting the last few of the vegetables, and pulling up the summer vegetable garden. While pulling out the marigolds I noticed they were laden with thousands of seeds. Elijah and I sat on the lawn together and harvested… …and harvested. Until […]
Many years ago I had a wonderful succulent collection potted up in sweet little pots, and dressed in coloured stones. Years later most of those succulents are still surviving in a rather overgrown state at my parents’ house. They were always intended to make it to this house when I moved in, but never did, […]
I used to be quite diligent when it came to blogging about my garden, but somewhere along the way I became less and less so. I guess that happened once I was blogging less and less, so let’s rectify this. When we moved in, in 2007, the house had a fairly sparse garden. We began […]
I installed a wordpress plugin that pulls photos from my IG that are tagged #theredwren and turns them into a draft post in my blog.. Testing to see if it works.
It’s been a hot summer in Melbourne, an odd summer really. There hasn’t been much middle ground. It’s either really hot, or back into the mid-20’s. Until this week there’d been very little rain. It hasn’t been a good summer for vegetables. Zucchinis are stunted, tomatoes were green too long, then ripened too fast. Bean […]