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Bumble-bee magnet!

September Bush revisited

Mol-d, you beat me to the draw – I had just taken some photographs of the September Bush flowering in my garden.  I wonder if its called the September Bush because it flowers in September?  Anyway, it is a great plant to have in your garden and the bumble-bees seem to love the flowers. (more…)

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At home under a tree.

In search of the blood lily

I spotted this striking beauty under a tree outside my office today.  The flower is followed by fleshy red berries, which the monkeys and birds love.  I’ll try to remember to take a photograph of the berries when they come through.  The bulb is traditionally used to cure coughs, headaches and stomach problems.  The plant […]

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Anyone recognise this plant?

One of the lessons I’ve learnt from writing this blog is to always keep a record of the names of plants you buy from nurseries.  I think the next time I create a garden I will write down each plant in a little black book. Anyway, I got this plant from the Fig Tree Nursery […]

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Pretty flower.

Underwater succulent

My friend Sue gave me a tiny piece of this succulent a couple of years back and it has now grown into a fully-fledged plant – this is the first time it has flowered.   I don’t think it is indigenous as it looks South American to me.  Anyone recognise it? (more…)

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Not sure what the dog is up to ...

Amazing flower

I just wanted to share some photographs of this amazing, lily flower which grew out of a very ordinary succulent in a corner of my garden. (more…)

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