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 gowns

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 of a microclimate that is too. . How’s that for opportunism and tenacity?

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 a few jobs around the house but they’re piling up because of storms. Last night though, we had a real surprise. We were watching the movie ‘Aquaman’ and it got to a bit where Aquaman, as a boy, used his powers to summon a shark. At the same moment, there was a loud sound of rushing water coming from the bathroom. Lon and I jumped up to have a look and saw water gushing out through the cupboard under the basin…a pipe had burst. Now, that’s acting talent for you! Anyways, it was an easy fix this morning and the part only cost me $6

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