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  • Photo-upload-449709?1471449514
    17 Aug 2016
    We’ve had a few really nice sunny days,nothing terribly hot,just pleasant for being in the garden. Now this afternoon it seems to be breaking, forecast not good for weekend either,sigh. Fuchsia Splendens finally in bud,every year it seems to...

    hibiscus Blue Bird Flowering, fuchsia splendens Budding, rosa super elfin Flowering, an...

    Mostly Cloudy 19°C / 66°F
  • Photo-upload-449765?1471695685
    20 Aug 2016
    This is one of my favorite plants to grow in the ground or in a hanging basket. It loves sun and dry soil. Compensates you with beautiful flowers and even the leaves are attractive. It will resow in optimum conditions but will not invade. Grow...

    moss rose Flowering, moss rose , and Front garden

    Clear 26°C / 79°F
  • Photo-upload-449857?1471966962
    23 Aug 2016
    Next door’s cat has taken to using a patch of garden that was left bare when I dug up a geranium as a toilet! Ugh. So now there are 3 pots plonked there . Ha! Cat will have to find somewhere else… Weather is lovely at the moment,warm,s...

    rosa gertrude jekyll Budding

    Clear 23°C / 73°F
  • 17 Aug 2016
    My mother brought down some of the plants from my grandma’s house when she visited last weekend. I planted the two flowers from the funeral at the side of the house, which gave me some extra dirt to fill in the hole by the driveway. I had th...

    Christmas Cactus Moved, Orchid Repotted, Orchid Moved, and Aruba cactus Moved

    Sunny 36°C / 96°F
  • Photo-upload-449824?1471794265
    20 Aug 2016
    The days are in the high 20sC or low 30sC which is above the seasonal norm of 25C but the nights are at the seasonal norm of 12C. It means that in 24 hours there can be a temperature range of 20C – like the Prairies! The evenings are drawing...

    Heather 'Spring Cream' Blooming, Permanent Container garden , Seasonal Container garde...

    Clear 27°C / 81°F
  • Photo-upload-449861?1471969733
    23 Aug 2016
    The cosmos and zinnia are blooming well now. Waiting on the Asters and Mums to start their show in a few weeks! Nothing new to report other than the weeds are out of control and I am working on plans to extend my planting beds in the back. More...

    Cosmos Summer Dreams Blooming, Zinnia Giant Velvet Queen Blooming, Zinnia Giant Lavende...

  • 17 Aug 2016
    40 spinach.

    19°C / 66°F
  • 15 Aug 2016
    2 serves broccoli.

    19°C / 66°F
  • 15 Aug 2016
    2 serves broccoli.

    19°C / 66°F