Celebrating Earth Day 2017

Celebrate Earth Day by planting a tree, as I will be doing today.  My garden will be graced by the beautiful Leptospermum flavescence Cardwell with its soft weeping foliage. I also share this poem: Earth’s Secret Not solitarily in fields we find Earth’s secret open, though one page is there; Her plainest, such as children spell, and share With bird and beast; raised letters for … Continue reading Celebrating Earth Day 2017

Happy Easter

To all our gardeners, our friends and followers we wish you you a Happy Easter! Christós anésti, Buona Pasqua, Joyeuses Pâques, Felices Pascuas, Feliz Pascoa, Frohe Ostern, Schöni Oschtere We have been busy colouring eggs a bright Easter red. You can see how to boil the perfect eggs and then colour them at the link here. This beautiful tradition is followed in many places throughout … Continue reading Happy Easter

Merry Christmas from the Grantham Gardeners

Its another sunny, Sydney Christmas day on this side of the world. Summer’s bounty of fruit and vegetables from the garden graces our Christmas table, as family gathers for a feast of traditional food that originates in the colder climates of far away lands, as well as the freshest seafood of our own country. What a blessing! To all who read this: gardeners, followers and … Continue reading Merry Christmas from the Grantham Gardeners