Category Archives: gardening

Up-cycled Strawberry Planter

Ever since my first strawberry, my little strawberry plants have been going crazy in a tiny pot, begging to be replanted.

Finally when holidays came, I had time for a little project that has been waiting to be done for ages, fixing up an old wooden box that I found on junk day – which is the perfect size for a strawberry patch.

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Herb Garden Makeover


My little potted herb garden has been slowly expanding, making more and more of our outdoor area cluttered and un-usable.  With the weather warming up, I have been looking forward to making the most of our garden and outdoor setting, and thinking about how I could make it more appealing, as we really have neglected it a bit.

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The First Strawberry

I get far too excited over little things, particularly when those little things relate to something that I have grown in the garden.

Though I bought a strawberry plant when I set up my herb garden a few months back, there had been very little action in the way of flowers or fruit until recently when out of nowhere a single strawberry appeared.  Since I noticed it I have been waiting patiently with my eye on the little bugger, hoping that it wouldn’t be spotted by a possum or some type of insect.

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The little things

With all that is going on in this crazy world of ours, it can seem self centred to have a ‘tough week’, when the things concerning me are minuscule in comparison to what others are going through.

Life really is good and I am so lucky to be in the position that I am, learning so much about something I am feeling more and more passionate about, despite some of the challenges that have been thrown in my path.

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