Monthly Archives: September 2014

Slugs, snails and bobtails

It appears these ceramic snails are the only snails we have left. I have seen precisely one live one in the past two years (which I promptly squashed…). There are a few slugs to be found – but only a … Continue reading

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Weed trees and tenacity

This scrawny little tree was planted nearly 14 years ago at the centre of the First Garden. A simple circle with a path around it and a few roses around that. A little further out: a shelter belt of native trees … Continue reading

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Formal thoughts

I spent eight years turning a paddock into a garden.  Life interrupted and it rested for five years. The time has come for us both to recover. *** There never was a formal definition of what it was to be. … Continue reading

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