"Keryn, was in garden shop at Big W on Friday and some some beautiful red ones, but resisted them, as I know if it's not the searing heat that kills them off, the hail sure will knock holes through them. We have tropical thunderstorms…"
"They look lovely there Keryn. Have you tried the yellow Poinsettias, my sister in law gave me some a couple of years back and they are so much hardier than the red ones. Mine have now grown into mini shrubs 6' tall and can withstand…"
This used to always flower right on Christmas time, but due to the changing climate it now flowers and is gone well before Christmas arrives! This bunch is from my friend's rear garden. I don't have any luck getting these shrubs to flower!
"Keryn, luckily I have my own, I first became interested in Callas in August last year, after I spied them in bloom at Eumundi craft markets. I bought a bag of mixed colour Calla bulbs that all bloomed beautifully around December last year. Then…"
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
" I had over 40 active beneficial insect nests in an ordinary block of wood, last year. However, a woodpecker thought these wood make a delightful meal for himself, and his friends!...and ate them all. THIS year (2015), I am…"
"Its latest activity that is too limiting. I just added a fountain last year for my birthday and the grandkids love to play in it. Other than that, the deck is so surrounded by pots theres just enough room for chairs and a small table. I also want to…"