Monthly Archives: March 2017

A Preview of the Huge Plant Sale

Ang and I were granted a rare preview of the plants for sale at Maureene and Keith’s up-coming event for charity.  Such visits are generally actively discouraged and although we were allowed to look, Keith refused our offers to buy.  Of … Continue reading

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Pretty in Pink

At last the rain is clearing and though the days are still cloudy (and humid!)  it is now possible to spend some hours in the garden.  I would not call myself a pink person but the garden proves otherwise with its offerings:  

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Hibiscus ‘Swan Lake’

The sun played hide and seek in between the rain yesterday but my friends Ben, Ang and I went on a nursery crawl anyway.  At one of the nurseries we were astonished to find a row of four pots of white … Continue reading

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Salvia Van Houtei

My urban orchard does not allow me much room for growing ornamentals but last year I brought home this salvia from the Collectors’ Plant Fair to aid pollination.  It stood out by attracting all the bees from all the other … Continue reading

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Two Years a Blogger

I started this blog two years ago.  Though I meant to post every day I was not able to fulfil this promise to myself. They say that it would take this long to build a readership and I am delighted to … Continue reading

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