Snapshots – Fruits from the garden
Jan11

Snapshots – Fruits from the garden

Ha! I love it when a plan comes together.  My sister just sent me these pictures of the eggplant seedlings I planted in Sydney, four months ago. There are five fruits on the little plants! I planted it about four weeks before I left for Kuala Lumpur. I watered it everyday and fed it with seaweed fertiliser weekly and hoped for enough rain to sustain it after I left. Really really pleased with the result, even though I will never...

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Snapshots – Orchids on the move
Jan08

Snapshots – Orchids on the move

Have you seen collages of photos used to create a large image? This is a record of significant snapshots that make up the collage of my life. Starting today I’m going to post up a photo a day. Today’s picture is of  a collection of  freshly restrung orchid pots waiting for their new home. Yes, these babies and I will be moving to a new home, once a thousand other details get sorted...

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Hoping for heapings of gooseberries
Nov16

Hoping for heapings of gooseberries

While walking around Bunnings this weekend, I came across a plant I’d never seen before. It’s called a Cape Goosebery or a ground cherry. From what I read it grows well in Sydney. So I’m going to give it a try in the new backyard that is sunny and bright and not shaded by huge gum trees. This is what my gooseberry bush looks like after I brought it home and planted it into a larger pot.   I layered potting mix...

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