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 →
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??
Anzac Day, a public holiday celebrated mainly in Australia and New Zealand to remember those who served and died in WW1 as depicted in our newspapers and Poppies used as a symbol of remembrance For us it was a drive in the country from Bawley Point to Sydney early on Anzac morning… Queen Anne’s Lace […] Continue reading →
WHO…World Heath Organisation A bit of trivia information for you today… Google was my friend today taking me to Wikipedia, every man’s fount of knowledge and easy to understand. There I just learnt that on April 7 every year W.H.O. celebrates “world health day”. This commenced in 1950 being the year before I was born….and […] Continue reading →
“A simple day today with the three elements which we at times take for granted in our busy days….so today we simply pause, breathe, wonder, and absorb…” I wrote and posted this in April and had cause to re read my thoughts after seeing a visitor in the Stats to my blog from Russia today […] Continue reading →
Declutter… Releasing the old to make way for new …to renew …to refresh Declutter is a word for this modern word. Why? We have so much We are so busy, We are too busy to deal with it We want more, always more Never satisfied with the today We want tomorrow and more tomorrow Instead […] Continue reading →