“If you think one day you will get it all done, and then you can relax, you are bound to be disappointed.”

It is June which in the southern hemisphere heralds winter. The onset of winter means early morning frosts, cool nights and some welcome rain. The roses are mostly dormant and the landscape has a blessed break from summer weeds, heat, and dust. Although, in limbo, the garden work continues with plans for Spring. In fact, … Continue reading “If you think one day you will get it all done, and then you can relax, you are bound to be disappointed.”

“At the heart of gardening there is a belief in the miraculous.”

Miracles do happen as Mirabel Osler once said in the quote above and my garden is testament to this. When I first glimpsed the destruction from the ravage of January this year, I thought I’d never have a bloom on a rose again. I described in my last post ” There is no gardening without humility”.  … Continue reading “At the heart of gardening there is a belief in the miraculous.”