back corner of the garden - hard to believe this is only 6 months old.

Up until the past few days, it's been an unusually cool start to Autumn in Adelaide. This has meant that for once the weather is matching what the season says it is supposed to be - we've had rain, grey days and crisp days and nights, rather than the usual March bake of 40C weather and Autumn fashions in the stores.

David Austin "Golden Celebration"

Leaves are turning bright crimson and saffron colours in the garden, but there are still the last of the roses putting on a display as well.


I went to a lovely Afternoon Tea at a friend's house out in her garden (it's currently School Holidays) - this was the setting. It wasn't quite so serenely peaceful as it might look in this photo though, as sitting at the adjacent table were 7 children under the age of 9 all demanding constant top ups of drinks, scones and sandwiches.



My children have spent a day collecting pine cones up in the hills in my Dad's garden, which which I've created a few arrangements in lieu of flowers about the place.  



And I've been cooking up a storm out of my new cookbook, Jamie Oliver's "Comfort Food". I've always found his recipes to be very reliable. I've so far made the Moussaka and the Slow Cooked Shoulder of Pork with a fennel and potato gratin. Both were big hits, although the Moussaka was frankly very time consuming. The Pork was cooked for an Easter Lunch with my family, and was perfect as I put it in the oven the night before and let it cook away slowly overnight leaving the morning free for the egg hunt and other Eastery things with the children.



views down the side garden

With the change in season I've been turning out cupboards and drawers all through the house and taking large boxes of outgrown or worn out clothes to the Charity shop. I haven't yet read the cult book "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up" by Marie Kondo but may yet do so - have any of you read it? Thoughts? The clear out has left room for a couple of new Winter additions though.



Above is my new Cable Melbourne jumper in grey (this is the back view of it - love the detail in the stitching and the curved hem). I've written about Cable Melbourne before as they are my favourite knitwear brand - much of it is made in Australia and the designs are modern and flattering (and warm!). I will usually buy one or two of their excellent pieces each Winter to add to my existing repertoire of knitwear. This jumper goes well with two of my existing scarfs, one silk in grey with orange edging (it's Fleurs et Papillons de Tissus), and a more casual grey toned Mulberry one that was a gift from a friend for my 40th. I've already worn all of these combos out and about with skinny jeans and ballet flats, and once it cools down further the new leather leggings that I bought heavily reduced in the January sales from Joseph (via David Jones).


On house interiors news I finally had confirmation that the lamp order I've been patiently waiting on from the US has finally left, and is now on a very slow boat inching its way to me. I have 10 lamps in the order, so I can't wait until they're here… it will certainly be a little brighter at night in the house. I've also just ordered two more chairs for the Sitting Room/ Library. They are going to go on either side of the card table under the painting, and will be in this Neisha Crosland fabric (swatch in the photo above) that I've been wanting to use for a very long time somewhere. Believe it or not neutrals can be the hardest thing to decorate with - there are literally a million shades of beige out there ranging from grey/ yellow/ pink/ green and brown toned shades so it was a happy day to find this fabric works perfectly in the room. The cushions I've got underway are still being made up by the workroom, so I'll likely have everything arrive at once to finish off this room with the lamps/ cushions/ chairs. Fun!


And just in time for the change in season and lots of nights in front of the fire we've finally got Netflix, and I'm loving it. If, like me, you're hopeless about remembering to watch a tv series and so miss crucial episodes and lose the train of what is going on (I couldn't follow Downton Abbey after half way through Series 2 for instance) this thing is perfect. Between Mad Men and Wolf Hall starting up on Foxtel, and now Netflix it will keep me busy. 


There's the smell of wood fires hanging in the air at night, and the days are definitely getting shorter. Hope you're enjoying the change of season whether it's Spring or Autumn where you are.

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  1. Your garden has really settled in and looks much further along than 6 months. I love pinecones and they do bring a rustic charm indoors. We are finally getting bit of Spring weather in Chicago.

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    1. I think the garden definitely has a more mature look thanks to us planting the perimeter trees and hedging when we first moved in… otherwise it would all look quite tiny. Glad to hear you're finally seeing a bit of sunshine and the end of snow G!

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  2. Hello Heidi,

    Your garden looks remarkably settled for just a few months old. Everything seems to be thriving and growing well. The temperate autumn weather will also be suiting them very well indeed. Next year should be wonderful.

    You are so tight about beige......greige.....call it what one will! So many shades and which to choose. Without a doubt, we are certain that your lamps and fabrics will all come together wonderfully. You have such great taste, an eye for colour and a focus on detail that is guaranteed to transform anywhere into something magical.

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    1. I'm amazed at how much it's all grown Jane and Lance, of course when you're staring at it every day nothing seems to happen, but looking at the photos I took in early November it's all literally doubled in size (as has my weed problem!). Thank you for your very kind comments on the Sitting room - I'm so excited to get it all finished, it's been a really fun room to decorate as I haven't been so constrained by what is child friendly, as I am in much of the rest of the house.

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  3. Netflix? You will still blog won't you?! I just love their range. Great foreign films and documentaries. I live Neisha's stuff!! She's just got the xfactor. Have you seen her London home? Coolest and one of the best homes in London by far. That fabric is in the sofas at annabels so you will be recreating the perfect hangout in Oz.
    I think Kondo is pathological. She makes Martha look a sloth...for once I don't envy your weather bc that means winter is coming which reminds me games of thrones is back!! Woohoo!!!!

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    1. Ha! I'm pretty good at multi-tasking, so may well watch with one eye and blog with the other. Or something.
      I have always loved Neisha's wallpapers, and one day will use them somewhere… they're just so modern but with a 20's sensibility to them in a way that nods to classic moderne. Maybe the colours? Not sure. I did see her home, think it was in a House and Garden a few years ago? Glad to know my Sitting room will be the Oz Annabel's too!! Have you done a Marie job on your place then?
      Our Winter is not like yours though - there will still be blue skies and sunshine! But I did get my Game of Thrones faux fur blanket thingy out of the cupboard the other day as it's been a bit chilly at night xx

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  4. It will be thrilling when all of the fun things arrive at once, the final bits of decorating are so interesting. That chair fabric is going to be stunning.
    Your garden, that's unbelievable, six months! We have such long winters here it takes a garden a long long time to grow and mature.
    Luff the new jumper very much and with those scarves, how perfect. I think you've got a great daily outfit organized, elegant yet comfortable.
    Finally spring is arriving here, it is glorious. The snow has melted in our garden but it looks like a bomb went off out there, the garden crew left things rather in a state when winter closed in... luckily they'll be back next week to finish the stonework around the terrace and to set in the new plantings.
    Enjoy the lovely cooler temps! xox

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    1. I agree Dani - the bones are all there, and now the layering part with the accessories is the fun part that brings it all together.
      I hadn't thought about how much the garden is in non growing mode in Canada, but that makes sense. We often have problems with gardens not growing much in the heat of Summer as it's so hot they go into self preservation mode and stop shooting. But this year has been very mild overall, so things haven't had such terrible blasts of heat and have all thrived (aside from the damage from footballs grrrr!)
      I'm sure you can't wait to have the last little bit of building finished off at your place and the garden all sorted so that you can enjoy it all fully xx

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  5. Heidi
    The garden is looking stunning. Almost impossible to believe it's the product of just six months! You've cast a magic spell on all those plants I believe. Adore Golden Celebration - it's one of my favourite roses.
    Also, have always liked Neisha Crosland designs - this one is subtle yet at the same time quite dramatic. Will work really well in the sitting room/library. Looking forward to seeing the after pics. (The Croslands are such an interesting family, though with rather a chequered history as her mother Felicity was supposed to have been a great friend of Patricia Neal's but then made off with her husband, Roald Dahl.)
    Aren't the autumn colours glorious - here too! Pammie xx

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    1. A magic spell that has also been cast on all the weeds as well Pammie, which are flourishing. I spent 3 hours in there on Saturday pulling things up again. But it must look quite dramatically different from when you visited and it had all that dirt spread all over the lawn and was a sea of brown.
      I love the push/ pull between the geometric pattern in the Neisha fabric and the more organic swirls of the curtains, and the different play in textures which is more subtle and not able to be picked up in the photos - the Neisha fabric dark brown is in a velvet texture on a woven background, and the curtains have the silk sheen to them which all play off each other nicely. I had not released that her mother was Roald's wife.. had read all about that but hadn't connected the dots…! Enjoy the beautiful Canberra Autumn xx

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    2. Love the way different textiles and colours can talk to each other in a room. Yours will have a wonderful ongoing friendly conversation, different enough to make it lively and interesting but there'll be no disputes.
      Yes, success with plant growth depends on so many things: soil preparation, selection and location of planting and of course the watering. You and your garden consultant have done so well. It's in your genes too of course . And then there's the magic spell.
      Weeds are such a trial (along with all the varmints) - have been enlisting G to do some of ours. A bit of a shock to his system as he's never done much before. We've just heavily mulched all his good work - hoping it keeps them down for a while. Enjoying the autumn colours. This time, the first in years, our grass is actually a lovely green, usually it's brown after the summer. Almost no-one waters their lawn here since the drought. Most still feel it's a waste of water. People who had green front lawns were regarded with suspicion and deep hostility. In some suburbs neighbours would dob to the local authorities - there were substantial fines (unless using household water, eg buckets of water from the shower). Hopefully with the new dam we won't have to go through the severest of water restrictions again. Pammie xx

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  6. 10 LAMPS! That is a dream come true for me! Wowee. How fabulous will that be when it arrives. The garden is looking so beautiful. Can't wait to see it come more alive in spring. I want to order some lamps now! Nahh. I want a new desk and bedside tables and a secretaire.

    Are any of your lamps, floor lamps? That is what I am after the most. But scared off at the shipping cost.

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    1. No floor lamps - 4 of the lamps are the picture lights for the bookshelves, so not strictly so exciting, but I'm finally getting two bedside table lamps for our room (replacing the Bunnings ones), two for the sideboard in the casual living area, and two for the library/ sitting room.
      Have you had a look at the new tables that are in Pottery Barn? They have some gilded glass coffee/ side tables that might work, and mirrored things too… and I think West Elm might have a couple as well. Also they've all got new lights/ lamps in that are reasonably priced. xx

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    2. Yes! I was there on Saturday. That is where my bedding came from. I like a lamp in westelm for my desk. But holding off as I want a new desk now. The one we have is too big in scale. Needs to shrink a bit to accommodate curtains flanking it either side. I saw a side table in pottery barn, the dimensions were perfect, just wasn't 100% sold on the base . . still trying to figure my style out.
      This decorating thing is hard!

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  7. Your garden is looking glorious Heidi - Melbourne has had such a dry summer that we have been pulling out dead plants left right and centre. Doing some research on what to replace them with - the pool area is especially difficult.
    Don't have Foxtel but am dying to see Wolf Hall - love the books and Damian Lewis as Henry VIII.
    Love the painting in your library.
    Leigh

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    1. Thank you Leigh, I'm so sorry to hear that you've had some losses in your garden though. We've not had a lot of rain either, but I've watered a lot to get everything established. Next Summer it will be significantly cut back and they should do ok with their root system going. Melbourne really has a climate not dissimilar to Adelaide now - not so many extreme heat days, but it hasn't had the water that it used to rely on for a very long time now.

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  8. Hi Heidi -
    Happy autumn! After a very long and cold winter, we are enjoying a glorious spring in DC. Your garden looks beautiful. I always love glimpses of your side garden - such handsome garden architecture. Look forward to seeing all of your new arrivals inside.
    Cheers

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    1. Happy Spring to you Loi! The side garden is coming along, I'm hopeful the hedging will all thicken out and look a little more hedge like with another month or so of growing still left. I'm also hoping we'll finish the space off with the water feature (still to buy). The problem is that there's always somewhere to spend money that takes priority….

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  9. The garden is spectacular! What a difference high heat makes!

    I love the fabric as well; such a soothing palette and very elegant. Can't wait to see the lamps! I had to wait 7 months for a ceiling lamp and by the time it arrived I had almost forgotten about it! I never realize how hard it must be to find things in Australia re: choice!

    Here's to a beautiful autumn for you in your gorgeous sweater!

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    1. Well, everything has certainly grown like topsy, but I do credit my landscaper who spent most of the time in the garden on soil preparation with it. One thing I have learnt is that things grow well if the soil is adequately prepared.
      That's so funny about your ceiling light! It feels like these lights will never get here frankly! We don't get a lot of choice here as we are such a small market the importers take a risk whenever they bring things in.. so don't bring in a big variety. It's because of this that Australians are the biggest Internet shoppers in the world per capita, and I think the third biggest market overall in real terms, which considering we have a population of 23Million is pretty amazing.

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  10. your home and garden are so serene. love your outfit too. happy fall to you! x

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    1. thanks Janet - hope you're enjoying Spring in your part of the world. x

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  11. So much to like in this post! I have always loved autumn: the changing colours of the leaves and getting out the warm clothes, new school year, etc. I love the sweater & scarves and how restorative to have a good clear out. I've been doing a lot of that myself actually.
    Library too is looking great. I'm looking forward to seeing the style of armchair you have gone for - the fabric looks wonderful. And looking forward to seeing the lamps. Will you have to get them all re-wired? Are you worried about the quality? I'm on the look out for lamps myself: I saw some that I liked online at OKA but was disappointed when I went into the shop as the quality just didn't look that good for the price point. I am keeping an eye on lots road for something to come up from Julian Chichester, Vaughan, William Yeoward - I've seen good things in the past. xx

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    1. Hi Charlotte - I think Autumn is my favourite time of year as well, as generally the weather is pretty reliable with sunny days and cold nights. The lamps are coming from Circa lighting in the US, and they rewire them to EU standards (as they call it), so they're wired for 240V, but I'll have to likely get the plugs changed over to the Australian ones by my electrician once they're here. I'm confident the quality will be great as they only carry good brands, but I'm so disappointed to hear about OKA - they ship to Australia and I've looked a few times at their lamps online and thought about using them, but maybe I'll give it a skip if they're not such good quality in person. I find lighting really hard here - it takes months to get here, and we have little choice as we are such a small market.

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  12. Here in Melb, the weather has mostly got the memo about the weather, with crisp cool mornings and sunny days, and a few days of gloom.
    Today here it is 27 and windy.
    What a beautiful garden to sit in...hopefully you can get some winter mileage out of it.
    Hope you are well my darling.

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    1. I love Autumn in Melbourne - the days have such a gloriously blue sky. Must get back there soon… feel like I haven't been in months and months as my last trip was so brief being under 24 hours.
      I'm hopeful the garden won't look too depressingly bare during winter. The things that provide structure when the leaves have fallen and a lot of things are cut back are tiny at the moment, I've been hedging them like crazy, but have a long way until they're great bit topiary balls.

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  13. Hi Heidi,
    Love everything in this post - and your beautifully thoughtful take on everything.
    Your garden is looking stunning - hard to believe it is so recently established! Your (obvious) hard work and nurturing have paid off!
    I am sure your lamps will be gorgeous. I have several Visual Comfort pendant lights in our home (through Circa Lighting) - a 'Classic Ring Chandelier' and a set of Thomas O'Brien 'Gale Pendants'. I cannot tell you how much I love them and what exceptional quality they are. Worth every cent - and more!
    Coincidentally I have just read the "Tidying up" book by Marie Kondo. It is wordy and written in an unusual (but charming) style. At the time I read it, I thought it a little repetitive and jumbled, and I didn't think immensely practical at the time - but I do think about a few of her key methods and thoughts quite often. Actually, every day at least once - so I would recommend it! I'll be interested in hearing your thoughts.
    LOVE Cable knits. I bought a lovely "cape style" knit last winter (with a removable turtle neck) and I literally lived in it last year and have already had it on several times this year in our cool Adelaide autumn weather.
    Keep the posts coming - I just love them! x Caroline

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    1. So glad to hear that you've had a good experience with Circa Caroline, that's given me confidence.. I've been slightly worried that after all these months and months of waiting I wouldn't like them in the end!
      Might get the tidying book then, it does intrigue me, and I have to say I'm always in favour of learning a new system to simplify my life.
      I live in my Cable knits too, but they last so well that you can. My first buy (bought 5 years ago now) of a long line cardigan is just starting to look a little worn out, especially at the elbows, but it's been worn to death, so I can't complain. x

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  14. I am with everyone else - your garden looks fabulous, and after only 6 months too, I am envious. Beautiful outfit, love the colours of your scarf. Spring has finally arrived here and it's nice to go out without having to bundle up. Looking forward to seeing the new lamps, once they arrive!

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    1. Thanks Louise, the garden gives me such enormous pleasure, it was worth the wait. Glad to hear that you're finally experiencing a little bit of Spring weather in your neck of the woods - it was a very long winter for you all. You must be on the home stretch now with Parsons? xx

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  15. Hi Heidi,
    Great post as always, your garden is amazing and an inspiration, as is your lovely home. What variety of pear did you use down the side of the house for pleaching? We are about to prepare a garden bed (north facing in Adelaide) along our fence line for a row of pears so I am busy researching varieties.

    Good luck with the lighting order, it will be like Christmas for you when they finally arrive but I'm sure worth the wait. I agree sourcing products here is incredibly frustrating, even more so when you find something online, only to then find out the company won't deliver to Australia! What happened to global economy?
    Regards
    Rachel

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    1. Hi Rachel, the side garden has Pyrus betulaefolia "Dancer" - it's a smaller growing ornamental pear with silvery undersides to the leaves that "dance" in the breeze. In the back garden we used Manchurian around the perimeter of the garden, but they grow a lot bigger so were more appropriate there. I used Bradford in my old garden in Melbourne, which would be a good mix of the two - not so large as Manchurian, but still has a spreading habit in its branches.
      I can't wait for the lights! When you wait so long it is truly exciting when it comes together. My pet peeve is when overseas countries seem to think Australia is like sending to central Africa or something in terms of security of transit/ language etc etc!

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  16. How funny to see a garden on the other side of the world from mine, doing the exact opposite. Right now, tulips and daffs are in bloom and plants are ramping up. It is lovely to see your garden wind down for the year and that you are enjoying the changing of the seasons with the new palette of colors that come with it.

    I laughed at your comment about the tea and the children. Is someone pouring those poor kids tea (with caffeine)? No wonder there's a hullabaloo going on!

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    1. I've just visited your blog, and love seeing your Spring display CD. It will still be another couple of months until I enact the great cut back of the perennials and roses, but in the meantime I love the contrast of leaf colour and lush green foliage that is still around.
      The children had very tiny cups of tea to drink, but I suspect the problem came more from the sugar and the general high spirits than any caffeine consumed!

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  17. What a lovely post Heidi..Your garden has grown incredibly quickly and I love the pinecones. Your recipes have motivated me to to go out and buy his book which I have seen advertised. I am dying to try out the pork the night before!... sounds very easy. Your colours and new chairs are so good with the painting and I am too dying to see your lamps! Are they already converted for Australia, or do you still have to do this? Enjoy your Autumn in Adelaide - I was in Sydney today and it was 27deg!! xx

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    1. It's a great cookbook Jenny, lots of good recipes, and I love anything that is pre made when entertaining! The lamps are wired for 240V (they say to "EU standards"), but I think the plugs will have to be switched over… and I can't wait to have them arrive either!! It feels like forever ago when I ordered them. xx

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  18. The gardens looking amazing. Bet your glad you've taken before photo's it hard to see a change especially if your impatient for things to grow. The new chairs, cushions and lamps are certainly going to be the icing on the cake for this lovely room. I've always like Jamie's recipe's but I'm trying to resist another cookbook. Today I hired a carpet cleaner and cleaned 3 lounge suites a chair and 3x4metre rug. Why you ask well I wanted to clean them myself as I'm not always pleased with the job the "professionals do ". The upshot of it all I'm really pleased with the job I've done but I'm shattered it was hard work. Perfect day for it too.

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    1. I'm always thankful for the amount of photos I've taken for the blog so I can see the before and after and the progress Karen! Otherwise when you're looking at something every day it seems like it never changes…
      Very impressed with your carpet cleaning action!! This is the one problem when you outsource things - it's often never as good as when you do it yourself.

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  19. Love the garden shots, it is progressing wonderfully. We don't get any significant autumn here, so those leaves are glorious. I think Marie Kondo is well worth a read. I found her Shinto/animistic perspective quite delightful. It's clear though that people all over the world have the same excuses for hoarding, so her methods are very generally applicable.

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    1. I might try to find it at the library and give it a read - I was watching the show Hoarders on tv the other day… so sad all the people taken possession of by their things. Usually something else going on under the surface to cause it, but it's funny the attachment we form to stuff.

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  20. Lovely post Heidi, How your garden has grown and what pleasure it must give you after living in a building site for so long!. I also look forward to your interiors and those lights, they sound gorgeous and you have a knack of making your rooms very elegant.
    Loving Autumn- will be back in SA for another week end of April so will enjoy your Autumn over there as well
    Cheers xx

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    1. I get so much pleasure from the garden - just having green to look out on I'll never grow tired of. It's been an unusually cold and wet Autumn so far. Usually I'm still in sleeveless dresses rather than layers of wool, but the rain is good so I can't complain (yet!) x

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  21. Unbelievable that its only six months and your lawn is so lush and trees so tall - does anything not grow well in your area? Your side garden is so elegant too. you've really made a lovely space down there.
    Ours unfortunately is a waste area of dead fruit and whatnot

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    1. Lots of things don't grow well here! They can get fried by the heat, so most cold weather things aren't possible (like lilacs), and tulips don't grow… and peonies… but I use mostly plants that suit Mediterranean plants which do work with our climate. Your garden looks fab though! You must be clever with your photography to block it all out...

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    2. Just re-read this as am so homesick for terms like Autumn, can't get used to 'fall"...

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  22. Your garden is really flourishing! You must be so thrilled with how it is all coming together. In Sydney we don't really get to experience the changes between the seasons. It is what I miss most about living in Canberra! The weather here sort of morphs from hot to cooler without any fanfare. Enjoy the Autumn days, I loved your description of the smell of the fires in the evening air. xx

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    1. So pleased with the garden Emma. And I am enjoying Autumn this year as it actually feels like autumn, rather than just wishing the heat was finally over. xx

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  23. Ahhh I love autumn. We're finally I'm a real spring here and it's so nice. Your garden looks like a year 2 or 3 garden here! So fresh and lovely. I love your taste and style. I live an area with the second best autumn color in the world as our season of color starts in September and finishes in November. The softwood and fruit trees go first and then the last notes are from the hardwoods that glow in a terra cotta color. But the weather is unpredictable and sometimes all the leaves are torn off in violent winds in a matter of minutes. But when we get a good one, as we have lately, it's perfection. Though we do concede to New England as actually having the best color. When you spent your time in NYC did it happen to be during the fall? The tea sounds so nice and the setting was beautiful.

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    1. So glad the snow is finally over for you Stephen! I have always loved looking at the photographs of the fall colours in the US - I've never been in Autumn (my time in New York was mostly over August/ early Sept, so horribly humid!). I seem to have been lucky to plant a few trees that change one after the other (while I knew they had good Autumn colour, I didn't know at what point they'd show it), so I get a really good Autumn display in the garden.

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  24. It's just started to cool down in the last week here. Sadly, the leaves don't really change colour. I do enjoy a Jamie recipe. Although I've never been able to cook one of his 30 min meals in under 30 mins, much less his 15 min meals. Your garden looks fabulous. What a difference 6 months makes! We've had to hire a gardener because our garden was getting all grey gardens.

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    1. My second cookbook was a Jamie one - his first! (My first cookbook was The Cook's Companion). I think you're perfectly justified in getting a gardener - you have your hands full for a while yet with the boys! Laughing at the Grey Gardens reference though! x

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  25. Heidi, your garden, just looks amazing & in such a short space of time. I agree with Emma, you are so lucky that you get to see the true transition of the seasons. Where I live in Sydney, we get a peak at autumn with all the trees turning their colours, but it is a very short peak. My garden this week is looking very sad, we just had the craziest cyclonic weather & now there are branches everywhere I look. A bit of clean up is due this weekend!

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    1. Hope you survived all the rain and wind ok Engracia. Sydney has certainly been battered. It's been strange weather all over Australia really xx

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  26. Your garden looks very beautiful, and vivacious Heidi!
    I have read the "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up" by Marie Kondo, and found it rather annoying. It could be just a cultural thing (she thinks there's a spirit in every object and you should talk to them), or the constant repetition, or the manic 'throw everything out' philosophy. Ultimately she's selling her soup, so to speak, and the recipe is not for everyone.
    Love that Neisha fabric. I've been wanting to use some for years.
    You do have some fabulous art!

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    1. Thank you re the Art, but you've probably seen it all now! It's definitely something to build on over the years… but I love haunting the Auction rooms so you never know what turns up.
      Interesting take on the Kondo book, and understand what you're getting at - it seems to have divided opinion between people that love it and those that it doesn't resonate with. I might try the library and see how I go, but have a stack of gardening books to work my way through first. x

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  27. loved the book but I would die rather than roll clothes. I keep everything perfect the old fashioned way. LOVE the garden x

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