It’s hot and humid and, despite a few promising showers, my garden is parched. Until the soil gets a decent soaking, I won’t be sowing anything new. I’m wondering if there will be… Continue reading
Apparently, Australia’s former Prime Bean Counter, John Howard, reckons Global Warming is for zealots. Interesting.
Goodbye spring! September’s spring withered halfway through the month as the hot, windy, desiccating conditions of Brisbane’s fifth season arrived: crematoria. Timely watering is, again, critical until useful rain arrives…
My ‘spring’ seed saving season has started early, I saved some Stinking Roger seed today.
This Will’s cigarette card collection is a hundred years old. I photographed it this morning, in between radio interviews…
This year my garden had an extended autumn and now, judging by the flowers outside, it’s spring. Did Brisbane skip winter?
I only got 41.3kg of winged yam this year. What went wrong?
When the Guardian published a few shots of Australian plants that can be grown in Britain, I had a flashback to my Australian-effect front garden in London.
Whatever they said to you at school, farming is the oldest profession.