Last week in Ligaya Garden #6


So much is happening, both here and outhere in the big world that we thought it worth doing a little catchup every Sunday and publish it on a Monday, Oz time. All of the posts will be listed here on this page for your elucidation and convenience. The last week has been busy. My ongoing…

Colour


There’s so much colour in the garden today. The plants are celebrating the Sun. Who says plants can’t feel joy… I’m certain that ours can…I can feel it myself

Streaming TV appearance


We’re going to try streaming TV today at 2pm Adelaide time Here’s the viewing link if you’re interested… Just click on the pic

Jelina’s Magnolia has kicked off an early Spring


Enen though a Jelina isn’t here at the moment, we’re sending her lots of pics of the garden and her flowers. Jelina’s pride and joy is this ‘Cinderella’ Magnolia which has been covered in creamy flowers for the last week. Jelina is on the last two weeks before her PhD thesis needs to be submitted…

The trees know it’s Spring


It’s that amazing time of year when seemingly dead sticks burst into flower and the dull, Winter garden becomes a riot of colour. For the trees, it’s all about reproduction but or us it’s about beauty and the promise of fruit. Our Sicilian Nectarine, Unknown Nectarine and Plum tree are positively radiant in their new…

Ligaya Gardening Tips #8 Watering in Winter and Spring


We often get asked for gardening tips, so have decided to do a weekly post describing things we do to keep our garden going well with bugger all effort. I’ll collate them on this page. It might seem counterintuitive but late Winter and early Spring are excellent times to start your watering regime for the…

Life always finds a way


While walking on an expanse of empty gravel this sunny afternoon, I noticed a glint of light and a splash of green. Moving closer, I found that I’d spotted a ‘natural’, spontaneous, greenhouse! A collection of small plants are happily growing in the protective shelter of a piece of discarded plastic. What a beautiful example…

Last week in Ligaya Garden #5


So much is happening, both here and outhere in the big world that we thought it worth doing a little catchup every Sunday and publish it on a Monday, Oz time. All of the posts will be listed here on this page for your elucidation and convenience. Another week with very changeable weather. I’ve started…

Fragments and weirding part 1


This’ll be part 1 of a series of rambling, thoughtful, posts I’ll be writing on my perceptions of the social and cultural catastrophe that is global weirding. First, let me explain that I have adopted the term ‘global weirding’ to express my view of the climate emergency that is now beyond our capacity to fix…