Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

Knobbly Ones

It was comforting to visit the community garden this week, and not for the reasons you might think. The peas were showing signs of die back, caterpillars had been munching … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · 6 Comments

How to rid your garden of woodlice

I was so impressed by what I learnt at Balmain’s community garden last weekend that I had to share the following tip on how to rid your garden of woodlice. Woodlice are … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · 4 Comments

That was close

I almost gave up. I dismissed this garden as unworkable and I was ready to abandon it in favour of a community garden around the corner. Why? Because the grass … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 16 Comments

I'm a writer based in Australia with a passion for gardening, remote places and people with a story to tell.