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Garden plans: bottlebrush, banksia, lomatia, aulax, flax, limelight acacia

Front yard garden plans.

I mentioned that I’ve got a fire lit under me when it comes to making garden plans, and it’s for good reason. Anything we want to harvest this summer/fall, we need to get on it. Anything we plant in the yard is going to look pretty dinky for the next 2-3 years, so, the sooner the betterContinue reading »

blooming pink camellia

Cut it all down: our new garden plans.

In Australia and New Zealand, people consider the first day of any season to be the first day of its month, not the date marked on the calendar. It weirded me out at first. Does the equinox suddenly jump three weeks forward?  Continue reading »