Well, we have arrived in England, to snow. I’m not quite sure what I did in a former life to deserve that, but today the sun is shining, Paul and I walked across the fields to a lovely Continue reading
I feel extraordinarily lucky to live in the beautiful Sydney suburb of Mosman. We have, by my admittedly not very scientific calculations, around 15 kilometres of harbour frontage, six idyllic Continue reading
Things have been pretty busy in my world over the last month. We’ve had a trip to the UK, put on the market and sold our Sydney home, celebrated our great friends, Jo and Continue reading
I’d been feeling a little jealous of WA’s indigenous flora after our trip to Perth, but by a stroke of good luck, last weekend I experienced some of the best that New South Wales has to offer. Seeing them Continue reading
I was super, super excited to be invited on a tour of the not-yet-open Barangaroo Reserve, in inner city Sydney, by the Horticultural Media Association Continue reading
And so back to Australian gardening, after a little foray to Chelsea, with something really quite special.
The garden of ‘Saturday’, named after the owners’ favourite day of the week, didn’t jump out at me at first glance. It was one of the nicer front gardens in the Balgowlah Heights neighbourhood and the Continue reading
In the outskirts of Sydney sits something much more than a beautiful garden. Glenmore House, a Georgian, sandstone cottage complete with myriad outbuildings, has expansive Continue reading
What a difference a week makes. Last weekend we were in shorts and t-shirts, enjoying a sunny 29 degrees and completely in denial that summer was (almost) over.
Seven days later and Continue reading
Sometimes gardens invigorate you. Bright colours, abundant planting, striking artwork and sharp lines can all have this effect.
Sometimes gardens soothe you. They are a place of Continue reading
A funny thing happened to me on Sunday. You see I don’t like begonias. Never have done. All those gaudy, mottled pink colours, over the top variegations and rangy Continue reading