Wednesday, November 11, 2015

A walk through The Rainforest (Dad's Garden)

Hello and welcome.

Two weeks ago I showed you my front garden, today we will go and have a look 
down at the Rain forest garden....Other wise known as Dad's garden...

My garden is rather large over 1 acre.
So each area is named, mostly so when I say I'm going out to the garden the kids know where I am.
There is
 The Front Garden,
Dad's Garden,
Back Garden
Vege Garden
The Old Dairy Garden
Food forest
Yep that about covers it.
Did I mention I have a large garden.

Below is looking back at the house and front garden.
I have been forbidden to turn this bit of yard into a garden as this is where 
all the football, cricket etc is played.
Behind the hedge is the pool.

Now that I have totally confused you come in and have a look
through the rain forest.

The palm trees were planted 19 years ago, and I am still planting
plants under neath, they are so tall now and under neath looks a bit bare
in some areas.
I love my old wagon here though really adds some interest.

This is the pond and that is the back shed and fence in the background' the pond catches all the run off water that goes through here. We have so many goldfish they just keep breading down here.

You can see how tall the palms are, and areas that need replanting.

Lets head down this path to the very back fence and the 
red gate at the end. Mind your head on the mulberry tree here.

The bananas are doing well down here and we have 3 bunches growing.
I also have flowers on my coffee bush for the first time.

 The red gate leads into the chook pen, the girls thought they were getting
feed again. We have 18 chooks at the moment.

This is looking back to the wagon and pond.
I love this garden and the grandchildren are at the age now were they 
run through the forest as they call it and play.

These steps lead up to The Old Dairy, but we will leave this garden for another time.

This is the other side of the steps and heading back up to the house.
You can see there is plenty under cover planting here.

Lot of ferns and birds nests in this area,

 Well we are out of the rain forest and at the pool house.
Ahead is the back garden, we will do that another day I think.

Lucky I love gardening....
I must admit this garden looks after itself with the great micro climate down here.

I hope you enjoyed your walk.
Have a great week.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Im home..........

Home again after a all too quick visit out to Jessica's.
4 hours of driving through beautiful country on my own
listening to my choice of music....Yep Jimmy Barnes all the way.

What fun I had with these two cheeky rat bags and there perfect brother.
Henry really is the best baby, sleeps and feeds and is happy to lay on the rug
being entertained by his sisters.

We had a fun time doing some baking as well, always fun baking with Kids.

They are happy with their biscuits and couldn't wait to eat them.

I tried to get in as many cuddles as I could.

A update with all 3 ..

Update here
I thought this post was updated last week but it seems I didn't hit the publish button