Spring is almost here, and the garden is blooming! In this post, I just wanted to capture the form and colour of some of the flowers in our garden.
Learning to love succulents
I could not understand why the garden beds were planted with so many succulent plants when we first moved in. To me, they were unattractive and at odds with the lush growth of a cottage garden, which I preferred, and also with the natural bushland, which abounds here. My initial intention was to pull them … Continue reading Learning to love succulents
Our Garden Blooms
As I walk around the garden, I appreciate the care taken by previous owners in the garden design. The cultivated garden is relatively small, with a few shrubs interspersed with annuals and perennials. Each month we have been here, a different plant flowers. The effect has been to frame the view differently, refocusing our attention … Continue reading Our Garden Blooms