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!

Boots Off Sunday: Garden Update

I have kicked my boots off and I have had a quiet weekend in the garden. The garden is happy with all the rain we have had over the last few days.But I have been sitting inside, trapped in the house looking out to the garden.... Wishing to be out there planting. But with heavy…