Gardening

Agave Erection!

Agave Erection!

19 Dec, '120 Comments

Look at my Agave’s magnificent erection! This one loves the “Witch’s Cauldron” and is the best Agave I have in my collection. Unfortunately though, this erection means that after it flowers it will die 🙁 but not without first giving its viewer (and the bees) much pleasure!

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Xeriscaped border revisit

Xeriscaped border revisit

13 Oct, '120 Comments

Just wanted to show you how the xeriscaped border is coming along so far. I’m pretty happy with its progress as it’s only suffered one small casualty but the rest of the plants are thriving! Here’s how it looked when it was first finished.

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The Lime Harvest

The Lime Harvest

12 Oct, '120 Comments

  I threatened this tree that if it didn’t produce a good harvest this season, it’s coming out! Glad it did something about it 🙂  

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A Moment in My Garden

A Moment in My Garden

15 Sep, '120 Comments

A quick one minute video of my garden this morning. Hope you enjoy this short tour. With the weather changing, the frogs have returned to the pond. No idea where they were hiding all summer long!

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Time lapse video of the opening of a Caper Flower – Capparis spinosa

Time lapse video of the opening of a Caper Flower – Capparis spinosa

21 Aug, '120 Comments

I noticed another caper flower about to bloom this afternoon so I set up my iPhone 4s to capture a time-lapse movie and this is the result. I’m in love with this flower as it’s so exotic and its life is very limited, normally it lives for just one day, but in that day it […]

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