Tag Archives: spring

Here and Now | October 2018

Spring seems to be scooting by already.  Our days are warmer, and some nights too so I’ve put the cotton blanket on our bed and a lighter quilt.  Mum has been staying with us for a couple of weeks and … Continue reading

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A special visit – part 2 the garden

The views from the balcony of our B&B were gorgeous, looking out over garden and dense bushland, and up into the hills of the Dandenongs, all enveloped in Spring sunshine.  Below we could hear the sounds of running water and … Continue reading

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In the garden

Such a lot is happening in the garden at the moment.  We had a few very hot days, which meant watering time, which gives me a chance to look a bit more closely at what’s going on with various plants. … Continue reading

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In the garden

In amongst the continuing-with-Winter-weather Spring, we’ve had a couple of glorious days.  The plants in the garden are defying the grey cloud, cold and rain; they know it’s supposed to be Spring. I planted the sweet peas early and they’re … Continue reading

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Sock fetish

Warning: spoiler alert on “Poldark”. I picked these sweet peas on Monday before it got too hot.  So enjoying their sweet fragrance and pretty petal colours.Yes!  You read that word correctly, “hot”!  It was in fact a stinker of a … Continue reading

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In the garden

We’ve had a couple of days of sunshine, in between the cloud and rain, which has done wonders for the garden.There are lots of flowers starting on the hydrangea bushes; the broallia is in full bloom; as is the fuchsia; … Continue reading

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Eliott Stitchers 

Tuesday was Elliott’s – first time I’d been for quite a while and so nice to sit and stitch with these friends.  Before going inside, I enjoyed a stroll in GJ’s garden looking at the Spring blooms.There were a variety … Continue reading

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