I have decided after a month of sprummer it is already summer. The worst sort of start. A week of hot dry winds, the horizon smudged with the smoke of bush fires. The trees in my garden have dropped leaves and look bare and parched. My lettuce is shrinking instead of growing. I took this photo of the … Continue reading Not a drop of rain!
So according to Dr Entwisle's review of seasons in Australia, t is Sprummer - a changeable cross between spring and summer and a time when there is a second burst of flowers. My banksiae rose did exactly that. Finished flowering at the end of August and then flowered again in October. Through September both the mango and … Continue reading It Sprummer – but don’t put your blankets away.