Saturday, July 10, 2010


Hard to imagine a year has gone by since we had the final walk through. Almost a year since we moved in. There's still so much work to do with the house, we still don't have window coverings!!!!

I think everything has been completed now, we had the painter a couple of weeks ago and that was the final thing that had to be done. The bathroom door & basin were replaced before that.

We've been putting some effort into fixing the garden, we planted some camellias in the back corner and some gardenias in the front as well as some lemon, lime & blood orange trees on the eastern side of the block. There's still heaps to do, not sure when we'll ever finish landscaping.

I found this great nursery in dural which specialised in camellia's called Camelia Grove Nursery. It was very hard to choose which camellia to go for as they all looked beautiful, in the end I decided on the Sasanqua variety as they were going to be planted in northern end, at the back of the house. The sasanqua is suppose to be the most versatile of all camellias and are exceptionally sun hardy, it's suppose to be more upright too so can be used as a hedge. I went for the Early Pearly as I love white and also Lucinda which is is a soft pink.

Not sure why I bothered getting a landscaping plan as I'm not really sticking to it.

Camellia Sasanqua 'Lucinda'

Camellia Sasanqua 'Early Pearly'