Plants that are passed on provide many memories

The view from our kitchen window is particularly beautiful during autumn, thanks to the Japanese maple near the water feature.  We are actually in winter now but some trees still have their autumn foliage. We had a beautiful Japanese maple at our previous house and the tree had been given to us from one of…

Clivias and bromeliads, plants we didn’t grow in Bungendore.

We have a huge gum tree in our front garden and beneath the gum tree there are bromeliads and clivias.Clivias and bromeliads are shade loving plants so it is the ideal spot for them.  Unfortunately they have not been divided in the few years that we have lived here and it has now reached the…

Rain brings new life.

We have had a considerable amount of rain recently here in East Gippsland and as a result of that rain the garden is looking verdant.  We are now in Autumn but today we had a beautiful warm summer’s day. The bougainvillea is blooming. The winter crocuses are in flower. The bees are attracted to the…