Happy Australia Day

Happy Australia Day! On this sunny summer day in Sydney, Australia Day 2023, my thoughts go back to all things Australian and today it is fairy bread . Children loved the buttered bread with Hundreds and Thousands sprinkled over to make colourful party food. The plate also has a blackberry design, the fruit of the fruiting weed, and scourge of open land and waterways. In … Continue reading Happy Australia Day

What to Plant in January

The following is a list of vegetables and herbs that  you can plant in January in Sydney, a temperate zone. Just click on the name for the growing guide for each vegetable or herb: Plant of the Month – The beautiful Hoya This month I am featuring the beautiful Hoya as Plant of the Month. This specimen, Hoya pubicalyx, (native to the Philippines) with its … Continue reading What to Plant in January

Happy New Year 2023

A Happy New Year to all followers, gardeners and visitors to The Grantham Gardener.   I wish you good health, prosperity, and peace. May your garden bloom and be bountiful and may your table be always full with many friends around it to share the laughter! After the heatwave conditions of the past days, Sydneysiders will head for the beaches sea this New Year’s day! … Continue reading Happy New Year 2023