Honouring mothers has its place in antiquity with festivals and events held throughout history to honour the vital role mothers play in our lives and society. timberland femme pas cher The Roman festival of Hilaria was one such example of ancients celebrating motherhood. However the more modern version of Mother’s Day began in 1908 when U.S. citizen Anna Jarvis started a movement to recognise mothers in the second week of May. Continue reading Let Evergreen Growers help you find the right gift for Mother’s Day
Hello readers! A little change of pace this week as we discuss the advantages of being part of our growing community on Facebook. moncler paris We’ve mentioned the new (and expanding) Evergreen Growers’ Facebook Page in previous articles however this week we’d like to point out the specific benefits of being a regular user of our social media. Continue reading The benefits of Evergreen Growers’ Facebook Page
We’ve mentioned native gardens quite a bit in recent columns here on the Evergreen Growers blog but this week we’d like to take a look at cottage gardens in an Australian context. Continue reading The beauty and versatility of the Aussie cottage garden
The appearance of white butterflies around Spring in my garden signifies one thing: the quiet but deadly march (and munch) of the White Cabbage Butterfly’s larvae. The first sign of an impending chomp fest are the orange-coloured egg sacks which you can find, carefully hidden on the underside of brassica leaves. Continue reading Protection from Cabbage Butterfly larvae the organic way
One of the things I do to relax these days is annoy my kids with tales of “the good old days”. Many’s the time their eyes glaze over as they indulge what is affectionately called one of “Dad’s rants”. ugg australia pas cher The subject can be as varied as history, politics, music, or indeed anything that casts my mind back. timberland soldes However one particular recent rant was one about the “back to the future” in regard to gardening. Continue reading Do gardeners personify the ‘back to the future’ ethos?