Coming Soon: My Cacti Collection

G'day everyone, Later this week I will be posting my cacti collection. I just have a few photos that I need to take before then. Hopefully it will be up by Tuesday 4th. For the time being here is a sneak peek. The photo below is a Chamaeolopsis hybrid 'Firechief' By Bonnie-Marie Hibbs ©BMHPhotographyTheGardener’sNotebook2014

Trunk Textures

G'Day Everyone, It is not odd for me to spend a good couple of hours in my free time going around and investigating different tree trunks. I find the textures and surfaces of many trees to be quite fascinating. It is interesting how some trees may be from the same genus and family but their…

Rock Pool Gardens

G'Day Everyone, Recently I went and visited my favourite beach for a day out. Because the tide was low all the rock pools were accessible and visible, so I decided to go and explore to see what I could find. I was able to see lots of interesting aquatic life such as various star fish,…

Tomatoes Everywhere!!

       G'day everyone, This year’s harvest of tomatoes has been crazy. Each week I am almost getting 10kg worth of ripe fruit. It is very rewarding and satisfying to be able to walk out into my vegetable garden and pick the fruit and veggies that I have helped nurture and grow. Due to the vast amount of tomatoes…

Coming Soon: Tesselaar Gardening and Plant expo 2014!

G’day everyone, another great gardening event is coming up very soon. The Tesselaar Gardening and Plant expo for 2014 will be making another appearance in early April. This year the expo will be on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th of April. The front gates will open at 9 am and will close at 4 pm…

My top 3 plants of the Week

G'day Everyone Here are my top 3 plants of the week. 1. Celosia plumosa  Lifespan: Annual (An Annual plant will complete its whole life cycle in one season. It grows from a seed to a flower, and then to seed once more before all foliage, flowers and roots die off.) Position: Full Sun ( North-West facing…

Coming Soon: MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FLOWER AND GARDEN SHOW 2014

G'day Everyone, It is that time of year, when I start getting excited about all the gardening expos and events coming up for 2014. Coming up soon on the 26th -30th of March is the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. It seems to be approaching very quickly. As it has become a tradition of mine…