Barbie's GardenBarbie’s Garden

Country living is the best! Being a true spirit of the earth, my garden is all about vegetables and fruit trees and herbs and chickens roaming free. I was keen to start gardening when we moved to Philadelphia (in the Cape) in 2005, but not your typical suburban-type garden, I wanted an edible garden. Read more about this garden by following blog posts here … Barbie’s Garden

Christine’s Garden

Dominated by large trees on a medium sized property, my garden is very shaded. With no “full sun” areas I have to plant shade and partial shade loving plants. I love shrubs and flowers including Camellias and Azaleas but Roses and Irises are my favourite and getting these to thrive is a challenge … Read more about this garden by following blog posts here … Christine’s Garden

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01 Whats Hot 16

Aug 14 2015

What’s Hot and What’s Not

At every turn, you can find a gem of a flower or you can hit a gremlin!! Today was my day! I stuck my head out on this cold day and to my surprise found lots to photograph! So my post today was suitably named “What’s Hot and What’s Not!” Let me show you what I found ….. WHAT’S HOT: Lemon season!! Love them for salad dressing and for Lemon [...]

Flowers in July 2015 Garden 03

Jul 27 2015

Flourishing in my winter garden

I am so pleased to say that there is so much happening in my winter garden. Lots to harvest and even more thriving! Let me show you whats going on……. Lots flowering….  Lots to eat …  What is on its way… What herbs do we have… Composting pals… I hope you are having as much fun in your garden as I am!! Happy gardening xxxx


    Gutter Garden

    I have heard the saying, “Weeds are flowers that don’t know that they have to [...]

  • 01 Winter garden 10

    Essence of my Winter Garden

    I love the softness and the coolness of a winter garden. After a harsh summer, [...]

  • 02 GREYWATER 10

    My Greywater System

    We have been planning this simple Grey Water System for quite sometime. It needed to be [...]


    A Bokmakierie in my Garden

    I have never see this bird before!! What a surprise when I saw him in [...]

  • Harvest Day 10

    Harvest Day

    This is the best day of the week! The day I go out with my [...]

  • Bountiful fruit 10

    Bountiful fruit

    Wow!! I have joy in my heart! We are enjoying the bountiful harvest of fruit [...]