Thursday, September 30, 2010


The red geraniums are in flower. Originally a cutting from my Mum's garden.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Rock Orchid

My rock orchid has been in flower. Seven spikes full of these wonderful little blooms.

Friday, September 17, 2010

The New Season of Roses

The new season of roses has already started. This is one of my climbing roses on the side fence, complete with aphids. The fence has already been a wall of pink blooms, and I have trimmed a lot of the dead heads back already. As I was doing this task I noticed all the new shoots after all the rain, so hopefully there will be more lots of more flowers to come.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

A New Tennant

Look who I found has moved into my lemon tree. I found him about a week ago & have no idea as to how long he was there before hand. So I am now watching & waiting to see who emerges. The cocoon is so interesting, and totally different to this one in my rain gauge last year. I am hoping that this one might be a beautiful butterfly, rather than the ugly moth that emerged from the rain gauge. Only time will tell & I am hoping I am around to see it happen.

Monday, September 6, 2010

Friends Of The Lemon Tree

It's Spring, & everything is comming to life in my garden. This is just one of the spiders that has called my lemon tree home. He kept running away from the camera, hence the pic could be better. I was more interested in his spots & tiny size than anything. He is actually sitting on a lemon flower bud so you can get the proportion of size.