On Saturday my family visited a very unique nursery called "Lambley".
It is set around a beautiful old farmhouse called "Burnside" in a lovely area outside Ballarat called Ascot. It is unique in its ability to grow specific species of plants, sourced from all around the world, that are drought tolerant and extremely hardy in our dry climate.
This is called "The Dry Garden" and is only watered 3 times a year.
Even in Autumn it was beautiful with an abundance of colour.
We are starting to think about our new garden, when the house is finished, so we were able to see how these plants grow together and what colours looked good together.
They also have "The Cut Flower and Vegetable Garden". Just take a look at these mouthwateringly yummy strawberries.
I would love this in my garden....
The way out.
The kids enjoyed running around the gravel paths, hubs enjoyed marvelling at the colour (I think he was expecting to see lots of cactus and yuccas!) and I enjoyed envisaging our new garden.
I hope all the mothers out there had a wonderful Mother's Day. I was spoilt with breakfast in bed (eggs on toast, bacon, mushrooms and a latte!) then master 8 had the brilliant idea of picking some lunch up from the bakery and having our first meal at the new house.
So we sat on the floor of the new house eating our meat pies, then had a kick of the soccer ball on the block next door. It was a great day. I love being a Mum......most of the time!