Tag: garden

Back yard treat

French champagne in the backyard. What’s the occasion? Saturday. Is that reason enough? We found the marble table on the street. Its previous owners had covered it with a lacquer (and ruined its appearance). A lot of rubbing and scraping later and now look at it! Fit for a Saturday treat. In response to The

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Native v introduced

Spring is here and in Glenelg, as elsewhere in Adelaide, there’s the contrast between the native plants and those introduced by the colonials. Today’s contest: bottlebrush (Callistemon, a native myrtle) v roses, both equally as Aussie and British as it’s possible to be. Best of all, the jacaranda tree. We don’t have them by the

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