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…

Do you know what this tree is?

When we were recently in Traralgon we went for a walk through Victory Park.  We noticed this beautiful tree in bloom and none of us knew what type of tree it was.  Can you help me out with a name? The blossom reminded me a little of wild clematis but this is a tree not…

Work in the citrus orchard

Our citrus orchard hasn’t had a renewed mulch cover for a few years and it was looking very sad.  It has been incredibly dry here for quite some time now so it was definitely time to remulch the orchard.  My husband got a load of eucalyptus fines in the back of the ute and we…

Spring?

Our first rose of the season. Climbing Altissimo.

An update on my gardening work.

I tried to make sure I took photos of the front garden before I started work on constructing the new beds which I was making to eliminate the poor front lawn.  This is how it looked before I started work. You can see how the moss has taken over. I marked out the beds and…