The New Chicken House

For the longest time we have been planning on building a new chicken house. It has taken over a year to get to this point but we finally got there!! Our old one was not very secure, dark and dusty. It was here on the property when we first brought it a few years ago.…

Happy Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! There are simple things that we can do everyday which can help take a step in the right direction. As gardeners, Horticulturists, one of our biggest concerns is the decline of the humble bee.

Happy Easter

Hi everyone!! I wanted to wish everyone a safe and Happy Easter holidays! It has been a busy few months for me with work and it seems only in the last few weeks I have been able to spend some time in the garden. I also have only just been able to get back into…

Boots Off: Garden Update!!

This summer has been brutal to my garden... and to a lot of other keen gardeners as well. Here in Melbourne, Australia we have been experiencing an average temperature of 35-37 degrees. But... there was one-day which reached 48 (119) degrees at the farm and there was no saving any plants from that heat. It…

The Best of 2018

What a year it has been. This year has been one of the most rewarding so far and I can not thank you all enough for your amazing support here on my blog. I wanted to share some of my favourite moments from 2018 with you all, so let's get into it! Career Highlights I…

Day 5: Kamikochi

Kamikochi is a small rural town but hundreds of people flock to it every year for a very good reason. This area of Japan is famous for its running sapphire coloured rivers, autumn colour, thick forest hikes/walks and abundance of wildlife.

The Best Summer Colour!

Creating colourful displays around the garden is a great way to break up patches of green but also to inject a bit of 'personality' to the mix! Here are my top summer flowering plants!