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I’ve seen the Southern Brown Bandicoot in the front garden three times now. It never gets old. I find myself standing as quietly as possible and have to remind myself to breathe! The largest bandicoot we have seen by far, this darling potters about, digging a little and grazing. The first time I saw Brown […]
Michael got a surprise this morning when four sweet little chicks peered up at him as he lent over to check the settings on the incubator. The chicks have hatched a week early and are somewhat of a miracle. The incubator was still on the rotating cycle (not optimal for hatching chicks), it wasn’t on […]
21st June 2021. Garden Postcards. The Moorpark Apricot Tree. I feel like we have just said goodbye to an old friend this morning, but it was an old friend we had said goodbye to a couple of years ago that bought up these feelings of sadness and loss. It was also melancholy, remembering the fond […]
A warm welcome back to Fairy Wren Cottage and a heartfelt thank you for the lovely feedback I have been receiving since sharing my latest ebook. If you don’t already subscribe you can click the link to download Garden Postcards plus my other free ebooks. Preserve the Harvest, Quinces, Nest, Food Hedges, Quiet Moments and […]
I’m looking forward to sending Fairy Wren Cottage Postcards (the 1st postcard was sent out last night to everyone who subscribes to the ebooks) and I’m very grateful for the lovely messages of encouragement for this new series. Some details if you didn’t receive a postcard. What is a Fairy Wren Cottage Postcard? I could […]
Come for a walk with me around the Wintertime garden here at Fairy Wren Cottage. We have had some beautiful mornings where the flog lies low in the valley and takes until mid morning to lift. The new growth, violets, snow drops, ornamental quince and Cootamundra wattle seems so vibrant against the Winter sky. […]
The mist is slowly moving in over the surrounding hills and mountains and as it starts to drizzle I pause before making my way inside. The Autumn Cherry Blossom is out and it is worth stopping to see it one last time close up before the end of the day. It seems hard to believe […]
~ Dear Lovely Reader ~ Oh dahlias! Where would our gardens be without them?! So grateful for their comeback and renewed popularity in the garden, it means there are more varieties now available to choose from. As the Autumn days unfold I look to the dahlias for their tell tale signs of slowing down. The […]
Amy: Now we have got water we can get the veg patch going? Any tips on what to plant Jude? Me: Plant lots of love! Let me have a think I will message you tomorrow. A message between Amy @wattleandtwine and I late Sunday night on Instagram. After years of drought and dust storms Amy […]
Click here to download The Greener Alternatives Book. It was a privilege for Lil and I to edit this free ebook. What is the book actually about? The cover really says it all. 168 ways Fairy Wren Cottage instagram followers are making a smaller ecological footprint in their own homes and gardens that positively impacts […]