December 2011

A week or two ago, the last of the myriad bulbs that I ordered finally arrived through the post. It was the first time that I’ve ordered bulbs off the […]

White Orchid

House plants are one of the things that keep me going through the winter months when there’s very little I want to do outside and I bet that the most […]

Amaryllis Flowering

I’m amazed at how quickly the Amaryllis has shot up its first flower spike and how suddenly it burst open to reveal four swelling flower buds, one of which is […]

Raking Leaves

I’m very glad that I’m not inundated with leaves each autumn. Although we’re almost surrounded by trees, they are too far away for most of their leaves (but not their […]