We drove about five hours south from Piedmonte along the Tuscan cosat to Chianti. Along the way we stopped for coffee, fresh fruit and a brioche. As we headed south, the hills become steeper, the countryside more rugged and less cultivated.
Our destination was Chianti, and we pulled into . . . → Read More: Chianti
My two weeks meandering Paris have drawn to a close and I just thought I’d upload some images. There are a few of the usual suspects … Eiffel Tower, Grand Arche, Arche de Triumph mixed in with some public sculpture and, you guessed it, gardens, parks and shops. . . . → Read More: Salut, Paris!
Last week I took a drive with my good friend Jeanie to see the garden her parents have created over the last decade or so. They live about an hour from me, near Castlemaine in Victoria. They have creative a waterwise garden, a mediterranean idyll on a hillside in Victoria. Rather than their garden being a pastiche, Bill and Jane have managed through careful plantings of cypress pines and a combination of indigenous and local hedges and grasses to make an original space completely their own. . . . → Read More: An inspiring country garden near Castlemaine, Vic
Time is the most important thing to consider if you have kids and you are considering growing your own fruit and veggies. Work out what tasks you will have to do every week, namely watering, weeding, checking for pests and harvesting when the plants are ripe. . . . → Read More: What time and space do you have for a garden?
Once you have decided where to put the veggies, below are some other things you may wish to consider to encourage a love of gardening and the great outdoors in children. . . . → Read More: Cute garden ideas for kids