It is a grey and windy day here (northerlies at least, but still up to 110km/h) so not a day to be out gardening. Parts of the South Island are having some really awful weather, with gale force winds and heavy rain, so we have got away with things lightly.
After a very wet week, the sun has returned. I was able to get out and finish some of the planting, a little bit of repotting, and stand back to consider how much everything has suddenly grown
Here we are in November and heading towards the end of the year and summer. The days have been warmer … More
Photos taken in the Botanic Gardens on Tuesday afternoon. It was a bit grey, but not with all these signs … More
Here we are on a rather wet Saturday afternoon, with no action planned outside today as a result. It is … More
Another week of spring weather, with stormy moments (125km winds…), rain, sunshine…nothing unusual for this time of year here. Our … More
Gosh! The 200th small pleasures post! I feel I should celebrate in some way, or at least mark the occasion, but rather than go over old posts looking for highlights, I am just going to do my usual and do the normal weekly roundup. It is fun to do, and helps you appreciate all the little things that bring us joy.
This week, there were definitely a couple of days that made you think ‘winter is really here’. There were some … More
It is hard to know where to begin this week. The fact that there have been very few new cases … More
After a mostly sunny week, with lots of bright blue skies, today is overcast and grey. I did get in … More