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April 23rd 2016 Irises and ..........

I’ve never seen my Bearded Irises as tall; ideal for the cyclone we are promised!  I do hope the 50 and 60 km per hour winds that has been mentioned doesn’t materialize. 245 more words

What's Flowering Today

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Cіѕtuѕ (Cіѕtuѕ lаdаnіfеr) аlѕо knоwn аѕ (Lаbdаnum) іѕ thоught tо bе thе оіl rеfеrrеd tо іn thе Bіblе аѕ Rоѕе оf Shаrоn. It hаѕ аlѕо bееn саllеd “rосk rоѕе” аnd іѕ mеntіоnеd 2-4 tіmеѕ іn thе Bіblе dереndіng оn уоur trаnѕlаtіоn. 369 more words

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Surviving a flu

I had almost celebrated not catching the flu this season, despite being exposed to my ill parents and sister and an intensity of public transport. … 670 more words

Favourite plants at the end of September - Angel's Fishing Rod and Mignonette

It’s Springtime, so I have so many favourites it’s hard to choose. All month I’ve been loving Freesias and Daffodils and Iris and the Plum blossom. 224 more words


Bee Party

It’s been sunny and Bees and Bumble Bee Queens have been out and hitting their favourite flowers. The plum blossom is full out, but the favourites right now are the Rosemary and the Cistus Bennett’s White. 138 more words


In a Vase on Monday - saving blooms from the weather

I don’t feel bad taking flowers away from the garden this week, the wind and rain are going to trash the first Freesias, there are lots of daffodils, and the tulips will be over by next week. 210 more words

Cut Flowers