The Changing Seasons – January

January —  the season of abundance.  It can’t help it if it so hot.  Temperature records were broken again during January, including in my little part of the world.  Our town had four consecutive days above 40ºc, a new record.  Due to the bushfire hazard, many of our nature reserves were closed to the public.  So I’ve been housebound and cabin fever has set in.  Hence, this month’s post focuses on the small haven that is my garden. Read more

How Does Your Tromboncino Grow?

Weekly Photo Challenge –  Growth

This week the theme for the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is ‘growth’.  Here is my photo.  It is the Zucchini Tromboncino.  We haven’t had much luck growing regular zucchini (courgette) over the last couple of years, so we decided to give the big guy a go. Read more