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Category Archives: Through the fence posts
Inner city Melbourne is full of lovely old houses. Many of them are in a state of disrepair but more and more of are being renovated and brought back to their best. I saw this newly decorated house on one … Continue reading
I’ve walked this street so many times and never noticed the house with the front garden full of vegies and little fruit trees. I normally walk on the other side of the road and the garden was hidden a little … Continue reading
Hello everyone! Just before Christmas I was wandering through a neighbourhood with big beautiful old homes. The sort where it’s very unlikely to find vegetables growing in the very manicured front gardens. But I came across something even better. A … Continue reading
We had a glorious mid-Spring weekend with great big blue cloud-less skies and lovely warmth. Perfect weather for wandering through neighbourhoods. This time, I have photos of two small “through the fence posts”. Both had tiny little front gardens with … Continue reading
I just love it when people don’t let a lack of space stop them from producing some of their own food. I find it really inspiring. Gorgeous old terrace house. Tiny, tiny front courtyard. Yummy, healthy looking greens.
Yesterday evening, while walking to my favourite pub for dinner and a “cleansing ale”, I spied a little garden on the road side: Some enterprising people have decided that if they live inner-city and don’t have a back yard then … Continue reading
My latest wandering trip took me past a rather large front yard vegetable patch. Four beds with two fallow and two brimming full of late winter vegie goodness. Obviously a household that enjoys their home-grown produce enough to have it … Continue reading
Southern Australia has been in a drought for over ten years now. Or maybe it’s no longer a drought and is the new “normal” under climate change? So, when we finally had “average” levels of rain this winter I have … Continue reading
A couple of weekends ago I went on a wander past one of my favourite kitchen gardens. The house is on a corner block and has two side gardens rather than front and back gardens. One side-garden has a high … Continue reading