I discovered this little treasure this week in a Cercis tree on the front terrace, just near the front door and at perfect eye height. It's a Willy Wagtail nest, a perfectly round felted pod, palm size, smooth and soft and cupping three tiny speckled eggs. A masterpiece, built with a beak and found materials...and we think ... Read More
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Gardens are best shared, and the gifting of plants from one garden to another is an act of kindness, care and storytelling. A garden that is built from memories of special friends, family and places has depth of character and meaning. My aunt visited recently to help serve afternoon tea during a visit to our garden by Ross ... Read More
Gardens are best when they have a story, the plot allowed to develop over time through sharing of plants, knowledge and memories. Rhubarb began the story of my garden - it was one of the first plants gifted to me by my good friend and neighbour, Belinda. Rhubarb is perfect for sharing, both as a piece of a loved plant, and in ... Read More