Monthly Archives: December 2015

Cycas revoluta vs Amorphophallus titanum

Strange comparison!!!  And not remotely related!!  These two plant species are absolutely categorically poles apart then why put them in the same blog post !! Well … there is an Amorphophallus titanium – Titan arum, flowering at the moment at Mount … Continue reading

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Our family Christmas .. 2015

I hope everyone has had a wonderful Christmas with family and friends, love and laughter .. good food and wine .. and lots of prezzies This was ours … Christmas Eve was spent under a full moon on Jeanette and Lance’s … Continue reading

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Christmas wishes to all

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Throwback Thursday : 2010-12-10

On this day five years ago … Jeanette took this photograph of hubby, Elaine and I with our adorable Jackie for our Christmas card …

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Christmas beetles and lattice leaves

Apart from the intense heat and lack of good rains so far this season, Christmas beetles are out in full force, as usual for this time of the year, munching my rose bushes with gusto, it seems .. and my new season basil plants!! … Continue reading

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Another scorcher

Yet another hot, hot day today with a slight promise of thundershowers this afternoon.  ‘Slight’  means we don’t get it .. at this house .. at this garden. A few days ago we had a heavy storm and then overnight light … Continue reading

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