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DIY Christmas Present (Part Four – DIY Christmas Sensory Box)

As Christmas approaches and Christmas decorates start to come out, Miss T becomes increasingly interested in playing with (or, you know, attacking) the Christmas decorations. In order to save them from potential destruction, I’ve put together a Christmas sensory box for her to play with. Of course, this may just make all the other Christmas … Continue reading

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Companion Planting – A Potager Garden in Disguise

Intrigued by the idea of companion planting, I went in search of more information on it. I wanted to find information specific to Australia (so much seems to be geared to a Northern hemisphere climate), and I found two books that I thought looked quite interesting: Companion Planting in Australia by Brenda Little and Jackie French’s Guide to … Continue reading

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Companion Planting

Today I went to Heronswood House (which is in Dromana, Victoria) for a garden open day. It’s an old house/estate which is operated/cared for by Diggers. For those who don’t know, Diggers are a cool group which actively encourage and support the growing of heirloom plants. They’re the ones that pointed me towards the awesome painted … Continue reading