A native orchid has just popped up

This is a native orchid that has appeared for the first time in our garden. The orchid is called The spotted hyacinth orchid. How fortunate to have that just appear in our garden. It hasn’t just popped up, I wrote this in May and forgot to post it.  The orchid is still there.

What we have done to our hedge.

Our side hedge is quite a long hedge and over the years since we have lived here the height of it seems to get taller and taller.  One year we did get someone in to lower the hedge but it obviously wasn’t low enough and it has grown back over the years again. You can…

New growth appearing

We were fortunate that the bushfires didn’t reach Metung but the hot weather did a bit of damage to our gardens here.  Many plants suffered in the heat, even the Australian native plants and we lost a few of our less well established plants to the heat.  One of the plants that we thought had…