World environment day which was some days ago… …well Life and Caring happened in between, but Hi, I’m back How am I doing world environment day … every day How do I see it … every day In simple language, in a grandma, mum and dad and family way Grow plants from cuttings to spread […] Continue reading →
The power of networking Sharing, supporting each other, extending oneself, opening new horizons, searching out new ways to help yourself by connecting with another My example of networking came to me randomly as I was reading about the struggles farmers go through. We support a butcher who is I guess is semi rural. When I […] Continue reading →
Today was to be a little family picnic with little boys, their mums and me the grandma. Firstly swimming lessons then a quick change out of wet swimmers for more rough and tumble clothes Morning tea was going to be inhaled by hungry little ones Then off to run and climb and yell and jump […] Continue reading →
Lavender is one of my favourite flowers and once established in a friendly spot is as tough as old boots, as you can see in my photo! Lavender a symbol of an old worldy age, a simple life. From Wikipedia… “Lavandula (common name lavender) is a genus of 39 species of flowering plants in the […] Continue reading →
Permaculture is such a big fancy word… A continuation of the previous post on Permaculture but let’s turn it into an everyday word that everyone can understand…Family friendly It is a way of bringing together people with whatever bit of earth or space that you can work with and on. It can be as small […] Continue reading →
Mothers To all mothers who can’t be with loved ones today Mothers who once were also young Who had dreams Who followed love Followed it to distant lands Dreaming of being self-sufficient Of trying to make do on their own No support network Far from family and 6 weeks by AirMail letter Then another 6 […] Continue reading →
First Sunday in May is traditionally World Permaculture day It is also Honey month A day when and where people come together to share ideas, ideals, ways of doing and the how’s of doing. A day of places to visit to learn about this big word Permaculture. Work shops and open gardens. Community events. How […] Continue reading →
Sharing can be an outright gift Sharing can also be to barter What does barter mean A little example garden-wise Get free plants Share with each other A glut for one is a need for another Thinning out of plants or vegetables or herbs What to do with the excess besides throwing into bin I […] Continue reading →
Happenings whilst trying to have a conversation when little children are part of the picture Conversation on the phone with a mother … Chatting about every day happenings Hearing little boy playing in the background Oh you’ve finished, that’s good says mum to boy We continue chatting Little voice pipes up, Quick quick Mum saying, […] Continue reading →
Forgot that it was Earth Week until I saw it on Facebook…so I am quickly sneaking in before the week is up.
I did my bit by planting lawn runners on a bare patch in the front lawn where previously was a bush garden that had aged too much….
I didn’t have lawn seed nor instant lawn in a roll so used what I had.
By pulling up bits of my lawn from the edges I planted them in sort of rows using an old-fashioned method.
…I’ll just have to be patient and wait as they start growing, spreading and intermeshing.
Time is what I have plenty of
…now if only this link would link….Mike??