Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Year of the Rooster

Although the first month of 2017 is ending, today is New Year’s Day in Australia for those who follow the lunar calendar.  The lunar calendar follows the cycle of the moon so there is a new moon on the first … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to My Babies

Last October I promised Maureen Martin that I would  propagate some plants from my garden in aid of cancer research.  Maureen and Keith propagate plants  from their garden all year around and sell them twice a  year in Lane Cove. … Continue reading

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Defender of the Figs

I have installed security surveillance on my fig tree that succeeded in deterring marauding  birds and beasts!  The sight of a fig ripening on my trees to the point of bursting is rare until  the Black Leopard started sitting guard. He is a … Continue reading

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