A beautiful find in the garden

I was out in the front garden this afternoon when I spied something on one of the rose bushes.  I initially thought someone had somehow attached a brooch to the rose bush but on closer inspection I discovered it was a beautiful moth. When I looked closely at the moth I commented to my husband…

Some renovation required

I forgot to take a picture before I started taking off the old brushwood on this archway but now that I have, you can see where paint is required before I put on new brushwood.  When I painted originally the brushwood was attached to the wood so I could only paint up as far as…

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.