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…

Boots off? Garden Highlights

Autumn seems to have finally arrive here in Victoria, Australia. We are experiencing cooler nights and 'nice gardening' weather. So roughly a temperature of 25 degrees during the day. I have been getting back into the garden and getting those garden jobs all done. But I will have another update on that in a future…

Spring is in the air and a new beginning

Spring has finally arrived and it is time to start thinking about the type of vegetables and herbs to grow in the garden. Every year I buy an assortment of plants with no plan in mind as to where they will be planted. However, this year I wanted to try something different by drawing up…

BOOTS OFF SUNDAY! – Back into The Dirt!

 Here in Australia, spring is quickly approaching and the garden is starting to erupt into life showing off flowers that were once not so obvious. The spring bulbs have started to emerge from their winter slumber and even some of them have started to flower! Over the last few weeks my garden has been put…

BOOTS OFF MONDAY! – Childhood Memories

G’day everyone, Last week I took a few days off from work as a small holiday to give myself a rest before the busy season. On those days off I managed to film a few DIY videos that I have been wanting to make for a while which will be coming very soon! I also went…

BOOTS OFF MONDAY! – A New Routine

G’day everyone, Here are the top 5 highlights from my garden this past week! 1. A daily morning routine for me is to wake up around 6:30-7am and go about making myself a cup of tea. But every morning that I spend up at the new house I am rewarded with some very mystical morning views. 2. I…

BOOTS OFF MONDAY! – Stories of a Soldier

G’day everyone, Here are the top 5 highlights from my garden this past week! 1. It is officially Camellia season! When a lot of other plants sit dormant waiting for spring and the warmer weather to come along, camellia's are blooming! There are thousands of varieties to choose from and they come in a huge range…