Helen Billiald

Writer, plant nut

The view from here… 25th May 2012

Pics of people, places, plants. Whatever’s catching my eye whenever I remember the camera… This time I had some fun doing the tourist thing with a walk around Perth city … Continue reading

25 May, 2012 · Leave a comment

Thisnthat: White froth

Pulling together my seed order has been something of an eye-opener. It appears that I’ve got an umbellifer/white froth infatuation. I know where it all started. Ammi majus. I grew it, … Continue reading

19 May, 2012 · Leave a comment

The view from here… 18th May 2012

Pics of people, places, plants. Whatever’s catching my eye whenever I remember the camera… Today was spent in sunny old Kings Park. I’ve fallen in love with the red/black flowered … Continue reading

18 May, 2012 · Leave a comment

Thisnthat: A flourish of lemons

In my English life I never really noticed lemon trees. They were something that haunted the periphery of my gardening vision. A bit like cacti and colchicums. Besides, when working … Continue reading

13 May, 2012 · Leave a comment

The view from here… 12th May 2012

Pics of people, places, plants. Whatever’s catching my eye whenever I remember the camera…

12 May, 2012 · Leave a comment

Free agent? Kings Park native plant sale

Getting hold of good native plants isn’t as easy as it should be, but thankfully Kings Park volunteers have once again been cultivating oodles of the things. Should you swing … Continue reading

7 May, 2012 · 2 Comments

Wordy distractions: ‘Great Dixter Nurseries’

Life changed when our daughter arrived ten months ago. Reading in bed morphed into dropping unconscious ; even when attempting the former I quickly end up with the latter. Plant catalogues … Continue reading

7 May, 2012 · Leave a comment

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