Artist’s palette of swirled oil paints
Riotous and exuberant shapes and textures
Look no further!
Go visit your local nursery for a free lift of spirits
Free you say!
Yes definitely because no money changed hands.
By letting my mind be refreshed and calmed on a hot hot day under the misting sprinkler.
I remembered …
Lavender cutting/slips growing under some greenery
Hibiscus cuttings/slips slowly growing roots in a glass jar
Red trumpet creeping vine cutting/slip started in a pot
Big Red geranium growing lushly from a cutting/slip
It was a stepping back in time of how old gardens were created.
Networking and sharing.
How to best utilise what I have at home in the garden…..just a moving round and swapping positions. Or repotting with large recycled pots from the neighbour’s hard rubbish clean out.
There was no instant gratification costing $$, just some methodical or random planning and a little patience.
Have you ever done this?
Joining Through the Garden Gate
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