An abundance of blooms

We are so fortunate at the moment to have some amazing blooms in the garden. Our hibiscus, proteas and leucadendrons are flowering profusely. We have one large protea bush in the garden and that is where the bulk of the blooms come from. We have, over the years, planted other proteas and they are now…

I love our garden

Returning from holiday it was delightful to see that our protea bush was in full bloom. I get so much joy from picking flowers from our garden and it was wonderful to be able to make several arrangements using the proteas. The blooms are beautiful. Flower arrangements remind me of my mum.

I’ve been on holiday

I have been missing on the blog for a while as I have been away on holiday . . . destination Hawaii. I was on holiday with my elder daughter and we had a wonderful time.¬† We stayed at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel on Waikiki beach. The hotel is one of the oldest in Honolulu…

Blooming garden

At this time of the year the garden is looking good as we have had plenty of rain. Here is a sample of what is in bloom at the moment. This is called the pincushion bush. Clematis Protea. An old fashioned rose. “Charlotte” Chinese lantern bush Robinia tree Don’t know what this is. Dietes Seaside…