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Red and yellow and ….

In the US, they call it leaf peeping, in Japan, momijigari. It’s when people flock to parts of the country to see leaves change colour in autumn. Read more

Pandora news out of the box

I have even more exciting news to share. It started with an email, some online research and left me gobsmacked. Read more

Sunflowers: the untold story

There’s nothing subtle about sunflowers. There they stand, taller than the garden fence, with vibrant yellow heads screaming summer and ‘look at me’. Read more

Mozzie madness

Dear Geeky, The backyard mozzies have been taking great pleasure sinking their bity bits into my house guests. Read more

Dirt lessons in the garden

I was crouching down weeding with my 5-year-old playing alongside me when I realised that I was geeking and gardening at the same time. Read more

Rocks in pots a load of crock

Pots, pots, pots. Gardeners are potty about pots, be they terracotta, plastic, self-watering or not. Read more

On transformation

Gardening is a process of transformation. By clearing, planting and nurturing, we transform our landscapes. Perhaps from wild to tame, from formal to fluid, from ornamental to productive, or the other way around. Read more

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