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  • Photo-upload-437554?1440711967
    27 Aug 2015
    The Begonias on our balcony are flowering their heads off at present! I bought a dozen trailing Begonias during the last Bank Holiday in May this year in a town called St Ives, (Not to be confused with the more famous town of the same name in Corn...

    Six hanging baskets 3. 'Mocca mixed' Blooming, Six hanging baskets (Salmon Pink) Bloomi...

    Partly Sunny 20°C / 68°F
  • Photo-upload-437481?1440477580
    24 Aug 2015
    For the first time this summer all the windows are shut and I am not working with the kitchen door open – no point in filling the house with smoke. The first picture is the sun at 6:00 yesterday evening. This morning the mountains had comple...

    9. Drive garden , Blue Hair Grass Blooming, Siebold's Stonecrop Blooming, and Garden g...

    Smoke 23°C / 73°F
  • Photo-upload-437561?1440760627
    28 Aug 2015
    The Fuchsias growing on our balcony are doing brilliantly! It’s been several years since I last grew Fuchsias on the balcony & then I had them in the 5 hanging baskets, this time I bought a tray of a dozen small plants from the Society F...

    Fuchsias on balcony railings 2015 Blooming

    Partly Sunny 16°C / 61°F
  • Photo-upload-437405?1440358394
    22 Aug 2015
    The northerly air flow brought a cool night 8C and the mountains stood clear against the sky – nice! I dawdled around the garden wanting to get on with moving plants but deciding it was not a good time to do it. There isn’t much to do ...

    9. Drive garden , Golden Rod 'Fireworks' , PG Hydrangea Blooming, Rose Henry Kelsey Bl...

    Scattered Clouds 23°C / 73°F
  • 25 Aug 2015
    Hello folia and fellow gardeneers ! I am from the top end Australia ( Darwin) I have a good veggie patch and flower garden but I love my chili garden I am currently growing birds eye , Vietnamese chili , Apache , black pearl, black hot,red hot Tha...

    Sunny 28°C / 82°F
  • 14 Aug 2015
    Finally got the plants and the time. During the thunderstorm, with record hard rain. Completely fulfilling!

    Nicotiana sylvestris 'Only the Lonely' Planting Out, Gladious nanus 'Mixed' Moved, Call...

    Heavy Thunderstorms and Rain 24°C / 75°F
  • 24 Aug 2015
    Finally getting around to this. Evolving without a strong plan – just want it to look good with some unusual plants.

    Impatiens hybrida 'Fusion Infrared Apricot' Planting Out, Helleborus x hybridus 'Ashwoo...

    Clear 15°C / 59°F
  • Photo-upload-437511?1440547765
    25 Aug 2015

    15-101 Delta Dawn x Orange Cappuccino

    Sunny 29°C / 85°F
  • 26 Aug 2015
    Morgan sent a box of plants that arrived August 19th, the day after she flew in to spend a week with us. There were small divisions of ‘Elizabeth’, ‘Lidakense’, and ‘Voodo’ sedum, and cuttings of ‘Matrona&...

    Sunny