As we approach the shortest day, the weather remains mild here, with day time temperatures up to 16 or 17C, with nights around 12C. With the odd bits of rain as well, things continue to grow well out there. I’ve been able to get out and tidy a bit, but with so many pots now on the terrace, reaching the ones at the back (sorry curry plant and thyme). I really need a reorganisation somehow!
I am starting to type this while eating breakfast, because we are off to a wine tasting event this afternoon … More
The first of May already…hard to believe. You can really feel it is autumn, with colder mornings and darker evenings, … More
What a glorious sunny autumn day! Bright blue skies, warm sunshine and everything looking happy and cheerful.
I’m writing this on a sunny Saturday autumn afternoon, which was not what I was expecting. It looked like it would rain today, and it certainly poured down last night, but so far it has been quite a bright day.
Here we are at the end of January already. With wind, rain and sun this week, plants have either collapsed (the hymenocallis) or thrived (various).
You know what it is like when you go on holiday, you either come back to a garden decimated by … More
Greetings SoSers from a sunny Wellington, after many a rainy day this week. It has been wet and warm, the sort of weather that makes my hair frizz and things grow. I only have five more working days to go until three weeks of summer/Christmas holiday and I honestly can’t wait to be free of sitting at a computer all day.