Garden update: ripening fruit, pickling peppers, and caterpillars

After a few weeks away on holiday, we were interested to see how our garden would be. My parents looked after it whilst we were gone, but with barely any rain there was not surprisingly a couple of casualties: a Banksia spinulosa dwarf that I had put in recently died and my Xerochrysum bracteatum ‘Dargan Hill Monarch’ is … More Garden update: ripening fruit, pickling peppers, and caterpillars

Lemon cordial

It has been a very long time between blog posts. I was spending too much time commuting to work and not having much time or energy for anything else. Recently, I thankfully managed to pick up a job close to home and I can now spend more time in the garden and in the sunlight. It also … More Lemon cordial