Divine Daphne

Divine Daphne

Daphne is everywhere in my chilly, upper  Blue Mountains garden. It loves acid soil, which is why I grow it, along with  azaleas, rhododendrons, and hydrangeas. At last count I had nine…..sorry, ten. daphne bushes. What could be better than a shrub that flowers in mid winter

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ICY WALK IN BLACKHEATH

ICY WALK IN BLACKHEATH

There is a reason why the Blue Mountains village of  Blackheath is affectionately dubbed Bleakheath. Recently someone (not mentioning any names, Kim) asked me to write a winter post. So here it is. My husband often has to venture out with the kettle to defrost the bird baths.

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