The Market Gardener

The Market Gardener

Recently, we had the good fortune to sit through a day-long PowerPoint workshop in Victoria. I know, ‘good fortune’ and ‘day-long’ shouldn’t be affiliated in the same sentence, especially when PowerPoint is involved! In this case, it was, as they say, all good. Sunday’s session was the last stop on the Young Agrarians Rock Star

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This looks familiar

This looks familiar

We took possession of this property a year ago this week. I remember sitting on the patio the day we got the keys and marvelling at the heavenly smell of the lillies. They were about the only thing not pummelled by the drought. We sat and looked around and couldn’t believe where we were and

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Roses and poppies

Roses and poppies

I have been collecting, growing and propagating roses for many years and brought quite a few with me to this garden. Funny thing is I find that Margaret had been growing alot of the same roses that I have, so my roses are blending in here quite well. I hope I can get her to

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Soggy Bottom Blues

Soggy Bottom Blues

I love trees. I love buying trees. I love planting trees. I love watching trees grow and mature. I feel like the best thing anyone can do is plant as many trees as possible. I get upset when I see trees being cut down. Heck, just the sound of a chainsaw makes me nervous. Considering

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Rhodos and rainbarrels

Rhodos and rainbarrels

I am guilty of taking lots of photos documenting what is going on around here and not taking the time to post them. We don’t have any cell service out here so I can’t take photos with my phone and upload them. When we invest in a signal booster I will be able to post

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