Tag Archives: Hobart

Ginger and turmeric plants

Friend C responded to today’s blog post with a photo of her Hobart grown turmeric and ginger plants.  I was reminded how I also tried to grow turmeric but as usual I didn’t offer it sufficient care and got nothing. … Continue reading

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Uplifting floral pictures

Blog follower and fellow writer and photographer, Vi sent me photos from her colourful and lush courtyard garden in New Norfolk west of Hobart. They lifted my spirits and I hope the following have the same effect on you. It … Continue reading

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The Farmers Market

Every Sunday morning hundreds, if not thousands, of people descend on Bathurst St in the centre of Hobart at the Farm Gate Market where local producers from small holdings bring their freshly picked or caught produce. However, with the constraints … Continue reading

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MONA’s Victory Garden

David Walsh and his wife Kirsha Kaechele never stop thinking; never stop doing.  They are no different than the rest of us – being isolated and at home. To do something useful and productive, Kirsha decided to dig up the … Continue reading

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A Rich Man’s House

A few weeks ago I finished reading the novel, A Rich Man’s House written by Andrew McGahan. The story line mentions Tasmania and my home town of Hobart, and it mentions Antarctica – all of this sentimentally endeared me to … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 23 November 2019

On Wednesday, the day before my normal jaunt to the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, the Bureau of Meteorology forecast a maximum of 30 degrees for the Thursday. At that stage I considered going to volunteer at  RTBG early and leaving … Continue reading

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RTBG 1 August 2019

Followers of my blog will be ready for a new story of my experience with the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens  (RTBG) today.  Alas. I am bound to disappoint you.  I haven’t gone to work in the Food Garden of the … Continue reading

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