Hi, My name is Chantal. This is my personal blog all about my gardening adventures. My successes and failures around my backyard, new garden projects and hopefully a little advice along the way.
Fun Fact #1
Did you know?
The record for Chuckin a Pumpkin is 4483.51 feet or 1.36 kms by a team called Young Glory ll at the 2008 Pumpkin Chuckin Contest in Nassau,DE, US
Fun Fact #2
The giant Titan Arum also known as the 'Corpse Flower' is not only the biggest flower in the world but is also the smelliest.
It only blooms for three days every few years and smells like rotting flesh.
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Recent Posts: Weeds an All
To was my birthday a few weeks ago, it’s nice to let it quietly slip by, just another year older a little bit wiser(I hope). l don’t mind getting a little spoilt by my hubby and kids and they always make me feel very special. This year my daughter gave me a vertical garden, she […]
The Problem Sometimes in my patch from time to time I find myself facing a bit of a challenge with bug infestations. Having a decent size veggie patch(that I sometimes struggle to fully maintain) is a real joy but can sometimes cause major problems with pesky destructive bugs, beetles, slugs and grubs. On this occasion it’s […]
After months of wonder, worry, ups and downs of my giant pumpkin growing season I could take it no more. The weather even though it has not rained yet has been getting cold, the growth of the pumpkins have slowed to a point I’m not sure if its growing anymore and a large section with […]
The last few week for me has been a bit of a fizzer. Not much seem to be going my way in the garden or my life. I have always found my garden to be my escape from it all but l have even struggled to get motivated to do anything out there either(not […]
The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show is just around the corner,(next weekend). It was such a wonderful day out last year and l learnt so much. Something that took my interest was the Royal Horticultural Society of Victoria’s Hanging Basket Challenge. So l became a member and entered the challenge for 2016. I have become […]
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