Added on 25 Aug, 2015 | 4 photos
Oxalis 'Iron Cross'
Added on 29 Jul, 2014 | 5 photos
I have had these little bulbs for a number of years now & I like them very much.
Added on 20 Mar, 2014 | 4 photos
Species: Schlumbergera x buckleyi.
I have been growing Christmas Cacti (Schlumbergera x buckleyi) for many years (probably more than 10) & this...
Added on 18 Feb, 2014 | 10 photos
Species: Galanthus elwesii.
Some were given to me in 2013 & some more in 2014. They all grow on my balcony at home.
Pumpkin 'Jack O'Lantern'
Added on 3 Nov, 2013 | 7 photos
Pumpkins 'Jack O'Lantern' all lit up!
Had no success in growing them this year...
Added on 3 Feb, 2013 | 1 photo
Lilies growing on our balcony in Spain during 1990-1
Added on 2 Feb, 2013 | 3 photos
These Tiger Lilies grew on our balcony in Spain during 1991
Added on 25 Aug, 2012 | 2 photos
A present from a Spanish lady who I helped with her English while she lived here nearby for a month.
Added on 25 Aug, 2012 | 2 photos
Species: Guzmania lingulata.
A Spanish lady who spent a month living very close to us gave me the plant as a thank you present for helping he...
Added on 17 Jun, 2012 | 4 photos
The Poppies here are growing on the allotment I share with my friend Gerry.
Godetia (Azalea flowered)
Added on 5 Nov, 2011 | 5 photos
I grow these on my balcony most years as my wife likes them a lot. This year I've grown some on the allotme...
Added on 18 Aug, 2011 | 1 photo
From a packet of seeds my wife brought me back from Spain in 2010.
Not grown these this year.
Morning Glory 2
Added on 2 Aug, 2011 | 2 photos
This lovely Morning Glory comes in various colours.
Added on 28 May, 2011 | 1 photo
I had these growing on our balcony for 3 or 4 years in a row but this year I haven't grown ...
Added on 3 Oct, 2010 | 11 photos
Species: Saintpaulia ionantha.
I have a number of these African Violets in our kitchen window.
Added on 29 Mar, 2010 | 3 photos
This Camellia, Dr King, was a birthday present from my wife a couple of years ago. I haven't seen a single ...
Added on 19 Mar, 2010 | 4 photos
This plant was a present from my daughter.
Unfortunately after a couple of years it died. :-((
Added on 13 Mar, 2010 | 2 photos
Species: Dracaena marginata.
Dracaena marginata or Dragon tree, to give it its popular/common name has lived in our living-room for 5 or 6 ye...
Added on 8 Mar, 2010 | 26 photos
Species: Crocus chrysanthus.
I have had Crocuses growing on my balcony for many years now & they never cease to cheer me up at the end of...
Added on 19 Dec, 2009 | 4 photos
A plant left by a friend after he left us. It now grows in the kitchen.
I found this page very interesting. It...
Added on 17 Nov, 2009 | 13 photos
Species: Christmas Cactus.
Christmas Cactus growing in my kitchen a couple of years ago. This year they have only just started to flower.
Amaryllis red & white
Added on 8 Nov, 2009 | 81 photos
An older photo of 2 Amaryllis flowering in February 2007.
Added on 21 Aug, 2009 | 9 photos
Species: Trandescantia Zebrina.
This plant is growing in my kitchen on top of the fridge/freezer.
Added on 25 Jul, 2009 | 5 photos
I've grown Phygelius rectus African Queen on my balcony this year for the first time. I quite like the smal...
Added on 18 Jul, 2009 | 10 photos
Species: Dianthus caryophyllus.
I have been growing Carnations on my balcony for years. My wife really loves them, says they remind her a lot o...
Ten Week Stock
Added on 14 Jul, 2009 | 4 photos
I'm no longer growing these after their first year.
Added on 13 Jun, 2009 | 4 photos
I have two plants of Gloxinia that my wife bought at the supermarket where she works. They were reduced & on...
Added on 6 Jun, 2009 | 11 photos
Species: Tropaeolum majus.
I first grew Nasturtiums as a boy at school. Since then I've grown them many a time. Just last year I had a...
Added on 6 Jun, 2009 | 9 photos
Species: Antirrhinum majus.
I don't have any plants in flower yet, they are all small seedlings but everybody knows what Snapdragons lo...
Added on 2 Jun, 2009 | 7 photos
I have started growing Larkspur for the first time on my balcony this year. They are still seedlings but I hope ...
Added on 30 May, 2009 | 4 photos
I have a lot of these growing on my balcony. Most came from "cutting" found on the shelves in a local ...
Added on 29 May, 2009 | 4 photos
I have had three of these Conifer growing on my balcony for 5 or 6 years.
These died a couple...
Added on 1 May, 2009 | 65 photos
I like to grow Fuchsias & have grown many on my balcony over the years.
Regal Pelargonium Angel
Added on 27 Apr, 2009 | 11 photos
Regal Pelargonium Angel type that were very, very popular just 5 years ago. I still have the original 3 plants m...
Begonia (Fibrous rooted)
Added on 21 Apr, 2009 | 4 photos
These fibrous rooted Begonias flowered so well during the summer that I put them in pots & brought them into...
Ivy Leaf Geranium
Added on 16 Apr, 2009 | 9 photos
I've been growing Ivy Leaf Geraniums on my balcony since 2003 at least. I have two conical hanging baskets ...
Added on 13 Apr, 2009 | 18 photos
Species: Helianthus annuus.
I grew some sunflowers on my balcony during the summer of 2004 when I took part in the Gardener's World see...
Added on 12 Apr, 2009 | 5 photos
Species: Hyacinth Orientalis.
Look lovely on my balcony!
Added on 11 Apr, 2009 | 8 photos
Last year on the BBC Gardener's World programme they were holding a trial of the performance of a particula...
Added on 10 Apr, 2009 | 32 photos
Daffodils are a joy to behold in the spring. I always have a few on my balcony, unfortunately, due to limited sp...
Rose Fred Loads
Added on 10 Apr, 2009 | 11 photos
This has to be my favourite rose of all time! It's called Fred Loads. It's a very big rose & can e...
Added on 10 Apr, 2009 | 88 photos
Species: Amaryllis Hippeastrum.
You can see some of the photos I have uploaded of this wonderful bulb.
Added on 10 Apr, 2009 | 17 photos
I've grown many of these this spring.
Haven't grown these this last year or two.
Added on 10 Apr, 2009 | 31 photos
I've grown Busy Lizzies since I began gardening & the only ones that existed were the deep pink form th...
Glory of the snow
Added on 6 Apr, 2009 | 1 photo
I bought a packet of 20 in 2007 & planted them in a couple of my plant containers (for want of a better name...