Winter Gardening: Things to do!

What a cold and wet start to the beginning of winter it has been.... The rainfall has brought a lot of joy to many Melbourne gardeners, but the cold temperatures are always a lot harder to be happy about. However, after the recent bush fires in my local area the cool change has been a…

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…

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…

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…

Day 5: Up too Early – Part 1

Adventure awaits!Today we woke up very, very early...5:30am to be exact! It was extremely cold, all the plants were frozen and ice covered the fields. We had planned to do the Mt. Yakedake hike early to make the most of the day as the hike would take a full day to complete. The six of…