Garden Diary: Growing Vegetables in Containers

My six on Saturday this week focuses on some of my vegetable success stories which makes a change from my usual woes regarding blight, grey/white mold, and the rogue blackbird. While growing fruit and vegetables in containers are more challenging than growing in raised beds or directly in the ground it does have some advantages... Continue Reading →

Garden Diary July: Quirky Plants

For this week's Six on Saturday, I have focused on a selection of 'quirky' plants. Yes, I am running a little close to the wire timewise as I decided to wait to include pictures of the glorious Epiphyllum Oxypetalum (Queen Of The Night) which only flowers in the dark. Each sweet-scented bloom only lasting one... Continue Reading →

My Garden in Bloom – January 2019

Looking back through some of my garden photographs for January, I am amazed just how many plants were in bloom. With this in mind, I thought it would make a good point of reference to keep a month-by-month pictorial journal.Hibiscus Flowering in January Cacti and Succulents and  in Flower - January ****   January Perennials  BromeliadBougainvillea, Lavender and Rosemary  Orchids The Bird... Continue Reading →

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