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
Impressions from my sister in law. Memories of 1978. #farmergetsawife Agriculturalists gets a wife City bride new to the country City spouse new to the country City girl marries her farmer City miss weds her rancher All of the above are depending on from where you live in this world. Different expressions….same meaning “I married […] Continue reading →
Glamping. A child’s perspective … We have fun glamping We have the glamping tents up lots It’s real cool Raining or sunny They are so much fun A place to chill Or pretend, ‘specially us boy cousins That’s the very “bestest fun” All you need are sheets and cushions LOTS Grandma always has heaps for […] Continue reading →
Finish… A chosen title Joining in with 5 minute Friday I’m a slow Slow typist… START.. Finish…a word my dearest man has been waiting for many months Hanging in there at a stressful job more suited to a younger age group More suited to a faster typist But he stuck it out Counting down one […] Continue reading →
Working in the Fashion industry Recently I was directed to a sewing site which was more about professional sewing but it reminded me of my youth. My first ever job was working at a small boutique fashion knitwear place called Sigrid Styleknit….I did Google the name and got one photograph in some Australian migrant archives. […] Continue reading →
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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 →
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Dairy and egg intolerant. Stuck for dessert recipe…or simply Run out of eggs Want to save money Run out of shopping money Well, I have a recipe I’ve used and adapted for our taste. My writing this post comes about because of a comment a friend made having run out of eggs in the middle […] Continue reading →
Driving to the hairdresser early this morning I had to remind myself that we now have a new school opened in a local street. Note to self was “watch out for the low speed zone” whereas for the last 20 something years we just drove without thinking… …and so my mind wandered…. It happens again, […] Continue reading →