September 2012

I must confess to having had a particularly lazy week or two in terms of gardening. There’s been plenty of other things to do but in the time left I […]

September Light

Around this time of year, as the season changes and the days get shorter, dawn and dusk last longer and the twilight is a strange pink-red that looks bright but […]

Patience Pays

Oops, it’s been a bit longer than I wanted it to be for another post. I just wanted to post a picture of the Oncidium “Sweet Sugar” orchid that we […]

150th Post and 1-Year Birthday

Well this is nice, it’s the 150th post and it will be the 1st birthday of the blog towards the end of the month. I’m still posting fairly often and […]

Island Bed Progress Review

Despite it being a 70’s thing, I have an island bed, it’s even kidney-shaped. Technically it is an island as you can walk all the way around it but it […]

The Three Musketeers

We made a sinful trip to the Garden Centre recently. It not only involved taking advantage of their cafĂ©, but also spending far more than we should have on plants […]

Early Amaryllis

There’s been a bit of an upset with the Amaryllis; it’s in mid-flower, right now. It’s four months early, it’s supposed to appear in the middle of winter. When everything […]

It’s now September, I’ve noticed the days getting shorter, it’s dark by 9:00pm, the night-time temperatures are starting to fall and the supermarkets have started displaying their Christmas decorations. The […]