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Gardening Life Hacks

I love to garden like a granny.  My urban suburban tropage garden just makes me happy.  I’m sharing a couple of my favourite gardening life hacks. Gardening Life Hacks | propagating succulents It is virtually impossible to kill succulents.  Even the blackest of thumbs can usually manage to keep cacti and succulents alive.  In fact,...

How to add colour to your life

I adore colour!  In fact, I firmly believe that colour makes me happy.  I’m sharing some ways I add colour to my life – maybe you can too. How to add colour | garden My garden’s boring brown brushwood fences (or dead twigs, as I refer to them) made me very unhappy when we first...

Garden Like a Granny | my tropage garden

I adore my little urban oasis, my tropical cottage garden, where I happily garden like a granny.  The lovely Faux Fuchsia coined the term “tropage” to describe it.  Isn’t that perfect! We live in the inner west of Sydney and my entire garden area is miniscule.  I grew up in Christchurch, New Zealand on farms...

My Upcycled Tropage Garden

I absolutely love my tropical cottage garden with quirky decor, rescued from council cleanups over the years.  I’m sharing some of my latest finds, which I’ve upcycled and styled.  My upcycled tropage garden is a place of calm and sanctuary and satisfaction of a job well done. Unfortunately, every time I move something in the...

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