"The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest."

Thomas Moore

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Roaming my garden...

The tropical wet season has had a couple of false starts, but nothing like we're used to at this time of the year. The rain is scarce, and it's hot all the time.
But the garden is coping rather well, so I thought I'd share a few pics from my roaming around the front and back yards this week...

My kale seedlings have sprouted beautifully and will be ready for our breakfast nutriblasts very soon...

All my herbs are doing great too, and just today I saw that the many pots of coriander (cilantro) I planted last week are filled with newly sprouted seeds.
Hopefully we'll get a cloudy day this weekend. Mr E and I want (need) to go for a good long ride but it's been way too hot lately. Our bike waits patiently under the decking, just near some herbs...

I have no roses in my garden but I did find this elegant $1 glass rose bauble at an op shop recently. It's become the perfect bloom for my sewing room...

Thank you for all the beautifully heart-felt comments and private emails after THIS blog post.
What lovely souls you are. I hope I have encouraged you as much as you encourage me. xx

Tomorrow I have some sneak peeks to show of something rather special, but for now, back to some stitching while I watch the tennis with Mr E!


  1. I wish the computer screen was a scratch and "sniff" but instead of sniff I'd like to feel the warmth. Gorgeous flowers, real and glass. Enjoy your day.

  2. Hope you get some cooler weather for a weekend ride x

  3. Your gardenia just what I needed to see today. It is winter here in Ohio and wind chills today are below zero! Hoping for an early spring,

  4. What amazeing flowers that are blooming. I know it must smell heavenly in the yards while walking around.

  5. Your garden is beautiful, even with no raid. Hope this weekend is cooler so you can go for a ride. As badly as we need snow, I envy you your warm!! Blessings.

  6. What a lovely garden you have. I hope the weather breaks soon, but you continue to have wonderful hours with your greenery.

  7. What beautiful flowers you have in your garden, Jenny. Hope it cools down for you.

  8. Lovely flowers! Thanks for brightening my winter day!!!!!

  9. Your garden is lovely! But, do you have snakes? I always hear that Australia has so many bad snakes. Is this true?

  10. You have a beautiful garden, such lovely flowers


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