Layering: How to Make More Shrubs From What You’ve Got

There are a number of different ways you can propagate plants, but I've been doing some layering recently, so that's what I'm going to share about. Layering is basically when a plant forms roots on stems, distinct from the main root ball. You can do air layering: causing a stem up in the air to…

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In Which a Lot of Doing Gets Done

We are on a roll with cleaning and decluttering at the moment. The Husband even cleaned the oven! A new fridge arrived, destined for the garage, and I had to make space for it. This fridge is going to be for storing produce, seeds and any overflow from inside. It cost $20. No, that's not…

Oops, I Did it Again!

Last week was a weird one. The Little Fulla and I were quarantined at home alllllll week as he has been recovering from the flu and further medical issues arising from it. The only time I went out was for doctors visits. Some days I felt like I got nothing done other than comforting and…

Frosty Mornings And Frosty Feelings

We've had a couple of beautiful frosts here this week. The frost is also descriptive of my feelings towards the neighbours' little bull right now. I thought I had rescued my sedges and fence from his hungry, reckless attention, but no. I was shocked to find him eating the sedges again, worse than before. I…