Fragments and weirding part 3


I’m taking a little sidestep from our progressive darling down into the collective response to weirding to examine a particularly poignant recent phenomenon. These are times of fear and anger, but also times of great love, compassion and even sacrifice. As weirding develops along its strange and unguessed paths and fragmentation polarizes views and opinions,…

Last week in Ligaya Garden #7


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. This week was pretty slow from the point…

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…

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…

Last week in Ligaya Garden #4


So much is happening, both here and out 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. Spring is edging its way closer every day…

Winter garden walkthrough August 2019


It’s been nearly a whole season since our last walkthrough. That was early Autumn, 2019 and now, here it is, the end of August and nearly Spring if such a season still exists. There’s been a lot of planting going on, but we’re letting everything go to seed so there’ll be less to do next…

We’re saving again!


We love to get out bills! Each water or electricity bill shows us that what we are doing is working. All of our efforts at Ligaya Garden have been successful if we look at these two common indicators. For this post, I’ll look at how your water bill in South Australia works. The electricity meters…

Watering in Winter?


It might seem counterintuitive but late Winter and early Spring are excellent times to start your watering regime for the warm weather. Unless you garden in wicking beds, this is the time to check down into the soil to see how much moisture is held in the ground. The preoccupation with mulch that some gardeners…