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Caring for Bromeliads

It has become a tradition at the Exotic Garden that the first plants to be moved to their winter quarters are the Bromeliads on the evening of the last garden open day. 1,006 more words

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Got your shades on?

Dwarf Cosmos in profusion growing in a nearby garden had me reaching for both my camera and sunglasses today!
A bed of orangey-red geraniums right behind added to the eye watering effect. 176 more words

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Kitty Litter Gardens

Welcome to my itsy-bitsy, teenie-weenie, yellow kitty litter bucket garden. This is all the space I have at the moment to dedicate to plants, but here it is! 318 more words


Monday Morning Coffee: What Fuels You?

Good morning!

I have a hectic week lined up as I prepare for this years IDEA World. Planning for subs, prepping food, packing, making sure everything is set to go, then my mind starts racing about what I’m going to learn and who I’m going to meet this year. 199 more words


How to grow a green pepper?

I tried to grow a green pepper a number of years ago, but didn’t succeed very much.  The summer in the UK at the time was pretty poor and I didn’t have a green house.   205 more words



There’s something about the morning that makes it so special… maybe it’s the promise of a new day.

Maybe it’s the chill in the air, the darkness in the sky, or the uncommon silence. 719 more words