Category Archives: garden

A walk-about in my garden

Let’s see if I can squeeze in a post before my space runs out on this site. But oh my goodness .. I have carpel tunnel syndrome in both hands and it’s getting worse.  It’s come and gone over the … Continue reading

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A new bird in our garden : Puffback – Dryoscopus cubla

I am running out of space on my ‘momsmeanderings’  blog and am going to have to start a new domain otherwise I will have to pay to continue on this site.  Payment in dollars is way too complicated for me.  … Continue reading

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We’re on holiday for the next 12 days !

Sooooo just as a last post until our return  … Nerine bowdeni in my garden .. Where are we going ?   Well, hubby and I are spending a few days in Ramsgate, Kwa Zulu Natal with cousins Barry, Gavin, Kathy and Sabrina … Continue reading

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Garden Commodore

Another butterfly in the garden yesterday :- Garden Commodore  – Presis archesia …

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And then the rain came

Since my last post a few days ago we’ve had rain, rain and more rain, consisting of  steady light rain petering down to a guti (a fine drizzle) interspersed with several heavy downpours.  My garden is soaking it up!   Or should … Continue reading

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My spirits were lifted

After our usual early evening walk with James to the veld (greenbelt) the other day,  I felt quite disheartened walking back home down our road.   We used to have a pretty tree-lined road with neat verges of different styles of plantings, whether plain lawns … Continue reading

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Another butterfly …

This time a tiny one –   ‘ African Grass Blue’  –   on a Jasmine leaf Genus : Zizeeria knysna Family : Lycaenidae They’re quite common in our garden but never still enough for me to take a photograph.  He must be sleeping !! … Continue reading

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