garden

58/100: 100 Days of Making

Slow.

My early mornings and late afternoons over the last week have been spent in the garden. Slowly and by hand I have removed hundreds of rocks from the edges of our driveway so that I could clean out years of rotten leaves and flowers from the rows of Ivory Curl Flower trees that flank […]

49/100: 100 Days of Making

Gardening, like so many other creative pursuits, provides multiple benefits.

Those that love their garden, like Maurice, talk about the joy of sinking your hands into the earth, the fulfilment that comes from nurturing and supporting plant life, the beautiful sense of physical tiredness that accompanies a good session in the yard, and the thrill […]

33/100: 100 Days of Making

Another recycled wire basket put to good use! I created a new planter using an old wire basket that had originally been wrapped in banana leaf. (This is a cousin to the wire basket that became a bird bath in the post from Day 8.)

I am on a mission to use up the odd […]

3/100 Days of Making

In the garden…managed to grab this pic before I headed in from the rain this morning.

As part of our landscaping project in the backyard, we have just made a ramp for easy access for the wheelbarrow from our new games lawn to the lower part of the garden. We wanted to create a beach […]

100 Days of Handmade//Day 56//

Handmade-56Pineapple – on trend

Happy Australia Day!! Lashings of pineapple for you!!

All sorts of things are created at the Ministry of Handmade. This little beauty is growing in our garden and getting bigger by the day. Pineapples are very slow growing…this has been in […]

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