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Springtime

Springtime

On the first weekend of spring it seems right to see what’s happening in the garden. I haven’t had much time to work on this area, where we’re trying to get all the roots and runners of the viburnum hedge that was here. It’s looking rather...
Tending

Tending

The block of land we live on in Grindelwald is a little over 2000 square metres. That’s a lot of garden to tend (a tad more than the 342 square metre, mostly paved block we lived on in South Hurstville)! The original owner/builder was also an avid gardener and...

Reuniting

I’ve been so wiped out this week after the event that I haven’t had the energy to write about it. But last weekend all the planning paid off and we had a reunion of (most of) the BHB girls from the Bali retreat I went on two years ago. It was so wonderful...

What’s in my garden?

We are very lucky to have a stunning, mature garden around our house. More like a park, really – I just keep imagining how a whole playground would fit in the lawn space. I’m planning to put that lawn to good use – I’m going to dig up a large...

black gold

I’ve just had a marvellous morning cleaning out our Aerobin compost bin. That sounds weird, I know, but I genuinely had a good time in the sun, listening to Joel Salatin’s book The Marvelous Pigness of Pigs*, feeding my plants, and being astounded again by...