After looking at these yellow chillis for ages I wondered if that was it – they’re yellow chillis and not red ones. But finally, here comes the turn…
I sowed meadows flower seeds all along the side of my home a few months ago. So far I feel like I’ve been lovingly watering a mass of weeds. But today something appeared! More to come I hope. I can see many more of these ones coming up. Sadly, see the haze in the background. … Continue reading First meadow flower!
A big shout out to Rachel at Jasmine Urban Farm who left me this jar filled with masses of basil and coriander plus a gifted sunflower ♥️. Rachel is selling herbs at $2.50 a bunch so I messaged her for coriander and sweet basil. When I rocked up to her gate a few hours later, … Continue reading Local herbs and flowers
It gradually changes from white to purple. 😊
Swathes of wild meadow flowers cascading down the slope on one side of my home…. It’s an idea I’ve had for a while. Apparently meadow flowers are low maintenance, but in the beginning you need to water those little seedlings daily so they don’t keel over. I recently changed my piano teaching schedule. It’s a … Continue reading Meadow flower seeds down…excited!
Gone! The flower beds are bare. The shrubs were young and not tough natives. There hasn’t been rain for months, and I just cannot keep watering everything. So I moved the roses – one under a tree, and the others into pots. The one under the tree may have had it. It’s in total shock! … Continue reading Bye bye plants
It’s so hot. I’m ready to give up on the roses, and other plants out in the open. The broms and herbs are okay, they’re all under dappled shade. This Kookaburra was on the gate as the sun was setting. I think my neighbour Niven feeds them. This Aussie sun is merciless. I mean, they … Continue reading Kookaburra, dry days