The Garden Share Collective - August 2015

Welcome back to my Urban garden! This is my first GSC post since we moved off the farm and back into our city house. It's been, funnily enough, like coming home to get back out into my garden and check out what's lived and died over the last year and a half of having our house rented out. There were some casualties (camellias, lavender and jasmine, along with my potted lemon/lime) but overall, it's not been too bad. 

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A Meaningful Garden - Nicki Mckay ~ Love of Dirt

Todays Meaningful Gardener is someone I have followed on Instagram and her blog for some time now, completely marvelling at how different our two growing conditions are... meet Nicki Mckay, from the beautifully named blog, Love of Dirt.

Nicki gardens in a compact and super productive city farm in her back yard. I love how much abundance can come from a small space - and Nicki even has a little aquaponics system going in her city space, proving lots of delicious produce. As a 'digital creative', Nicki's garden is a place of respite and refuge for her, a connection to the physical world (I LOVE the line about "the simplicity of just living") - read on below & thank you so much for inspiring us Nicki!

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