The joys of gardens and gardening

We have just been down in Melbourne for a few days visiting our elder daughter.  While we were there she took us to Heronswood in Dromana. The garden is the home of the Diggers Club in Australia.  Diggers is reknown for the work it does in encouraging the use of heirloom seeds and plants.   Heronswood,…

Neglected side garden

When we moved to this house the garden was not as we would like it so we have spent some time getting the garden to our style. We have been in the house three years now but seem to have neglected the garden at the side of the house. This side of the house is…

Dry river bed update

Our son is staying with us at the moment and the work on our dry river bed has moved forward at incredible speed.  I have helped with the carrying of the rocks by the bucketful but the bulk of the work has been done by our son. This is at the end of day 1….


The stones have been delivered for our riverbed.  It will take a fair bit of work to move them into place. You get a better idea up close.

Australian native flowers

It is spring time here in Metung.  Here are some of those in bloom at the moment, mainly grevilleas.