September 2011 - One
Phew! Spring is Here


You have no idea how close a watch I keep on this ornamental vine,
searching for the slightest hint of bud burst to tell me that winter has allmost passed



Mum's dwarf irises and tulips are a constant reminder of how much I miss her


Bright colours to lift a gloomy day


The colour of the mauve native orchid blends beautifully with the azalea growing in the pot behind.
This azalea was grown from a cutting of a plant given to my father over fifty years ago,
and its flowers are highly perfumed - especially at night time.



Another transplanted bulb from Mum's garden.
I never lift the bulbs as I know I should, but they flower year after year for me anyway.


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