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Notes from a winter garden


August in the Adelaide Hills The blossoms are starting to tentatively appear on the fruit trees dotted around the Adelaide Hills and our garden is looking green, healthy and a little bit muddy. This is a time of year when I spend less time in the garden, as things are slow to grow and it […]

Gardening Therapy.


And some tips for growing your own plants. When I was a kid, I just could not understand my mum’s love of gardening. Actually, when I was a young, young kid I think I did- playing outside, in the dirt, getting messy… How good is that! But then I got older and gardening seemed too […]


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