Last week in Ligaya Garden #8 and #9


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. I know, I didn’t write an update last…

Ligaya Gardening Tips #10 microclimates


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. Here’s this week’s… These hanging plants are on the back wall of the house to capture the light and warmth…

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…

Ligaya Gardening Tips #7 Winter’s bite


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. As Athena is pointing out on the pic above, many plants suffer from the cold over Winter. This is normal…

Gardens can be anywhere


Though we may struggle sometimes to get certain favourite plants to grow in our garden, I am always surprised (and sometimes frustrated) at the way some plants thrive in difficult locations outside of our carefully tended gardens. Take a look at the pic above. It’s one of our most useful seasonal plants, Chickweed (Stellaria media)…