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Rock Rose

I love the happy blooms of the rock rose (Cistus ladaniferus). These were just little plugs when I planted them in March/April.

Now, they have started to fill out nicely and are covered in blooms: 111 more words


On Rock Roses and Being Real

It’s springtime in Australia. Everywhere is blooming, buzzing and alive…it’s the season of growth and showiness in the plant world; just outside my window I have been watching a mass of delicate flowers opening and turning their faces towards the spring sunshine each day. 304 more words

Life And Learning

Nasturtiums and winter jasmine – surely not.

The garden is happy but perhaps confused. I wanted to bring in some flowers the other day and found this charming combination of nasturtiums and winter jasmine. 199 more words