The Canberra Times
Sunday, 3 December 2023

Jackie French: Let the birds feed your garden

Updated April 24 2018 - 9:14pm, first published September 5 2017 - 1:47pm

The clematis is spilling from the trees, a great froth of white and beauty. The hardenbergia is a vivid purpley-blue, draped on shrubs and creeping along the ground; the indigofera is beginning to flame pinky-purple; and the Acacia longifolia is glowing yellow. And I didn't have to plant a single one of them, nor water, weed or feed them.