Tag Archives: spring

Garden Art 3

Lovely bits hanging about the garden add colour, interest and inspiration.

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Garden Fence Art 2

Odd bits of architectural hardware looks great on a cedar fence.

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Sweet Violets

Sweet violets sweeter than all the roses covered all over from head to toe covered all over with sweet violets. Chorus from an old song my dad used to sing to me by Charles Grean / Cy Coben Sweet Violets … Continue reading

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Sign of the Times

Two masked men appeared at our door the other day and we let them in! Who would have thought that scenario would become normal. Our old trusty drier packed it in and our local appliance store delivered our new one, … Continue reading

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Scented Yard 2

Osmanthus Delavayi  (Delavay Tea Olive) Flowers are regarded as edible, floated as a fragrant garnish in drinks, or dried & added as a seasoning in fancy tea mixes, or in potpourri. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds Means: fragrant flowers.    

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Scented yard

Mornings when I step out the door, the air is heavily scented from hyacinth blossoms and cherry tree blooms.  Add a touch of salt air and it’s heavenly.

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Now Is The Time

A few 2×6’s, a load of dirt, a few packages of seeds = a garden Now is the perfect time to grow your own food. Imagine picking your own salad, steaming your own peas mashing your own potatoes. No line … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones

Middle daughter has been creating her magic all over our entrance.  This little wattle fence made from woven hazel nut pruning marks the edge of the driveway so creatively. Stones from around the property outline and beautify the path to … Continue reading

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Happy surprise in the Garden

This bucket of pansies was hanging in the garden all winter, I thought they were dead and voila!  sprung into life again.  I love these happy faces grinning at me every time I go out to the garden.

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Gardening Today

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Camellia

Camellia (Cherokee Rose) Mathotiana Supreme We didn’t notice it was already blooming, the flowers are way above our roof.  Beautiful colour.  I do love camellia.  It’s been blooming every spring since my birthday in 1987. One of those faithful friends … Continue reading

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My Favourite Hangout

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Orange Tree

We’ve had this lovely orange tree over 10 years. The blossoms scent the whole house with a lovely sweet scent. Little oranges are sour but delicious and are a natural anti oxidant.  Meaning of the tree is generosity and it … Continue reading

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Yes Jesus Loves Me

Yes, Jesus loves me, yes, Jesus loves me, the Bible tells me so. He is alive and He loves me! John 3:16

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Garden Totem

Middle daughter made this garden totem for eldest daughter’s birthday. The blocks spin and you can change the story.

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