My tomato plants were very tall and leggy; I decided the only solution was to plant them in the ground despite a couple of nights of low temperatures and high winds had been forecast. Continue reading
Well hopefully the last of the predicted cold nights is over! It has been a week of little sun, many showers and lots of strong winds. Continue reading
Sunday wasn’t as windy as had been forecast but there was a lot of rain; welcome rain as it had rained much in the last few weeks even though it had been promised (threatened) for many days! The skies cleared late in the afternoon and allowed our lunch guests to view the garden albeit wearing padded jackets! Continue reading
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. Continue reading
Welcome to Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day for April; I hope you will join me in exploring the virtues of good foliage planting in the garden this month.
I have been wondering what foliage I would feature in today’s post; looking through my images there wasn’t one that didn’t have some colour from flowers and although I have often written about the key part foliage plays in supporting the flowering plants that isn’t what I want to focus on today. Continue reading