"Lorraine, I have an old chicken, a Polish called Big Black Betty, she is over 6 yrs old now, I adopted her from someone moving interstate. She has reached the stage where she gets up on the roost at night, but doesn't want to be bothered…"
"Joan, here is the bougainvillea when it covers the top part of the arch, we now have another variegated leaf bougainvillea growing up on the opposite side and hoping the two will eventually meet up and intertwine, so we will have a lovely display to…"
"We cut ours back to the ground last weekend, it just went crazy. It started out as a $3 tube starter plant from Bunnings! Never realised it was going to become so vigorous. I am sure it will reshoot again, it does add beautiful colour to the garden…"
"Shelley, this was grown from a cutting that I acquired on one of my walks.I got it from the huge bougainvillea spilling out onto the path in front of the church a couple of streets away. Has to be kept trimmed though as it likes to spiral off to the…"
Thanks for your nice comments on my paintings! Yes I've been painting for a few years -- an extension gardening for me, I guess. What I can't grow well, I tend to paint, I guess! Thanks again, Kathleen
"Thank you for the response/remarks. We once lost a large flowering cherry to snow load. The trunk was split 5 ways as all the branches went down. Now that was a TOTAL loss. Learn how to prune--the best ANGLE for a branch from a trunk makes it…"