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Christmas must be on it's way!

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By sandra

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The one thing that tells me Christmas is on it was is when the Christmas cactus start to flower.

Nothing makes me happier on a rainy day than these glorious flowers.

And then there’s the geraniums recovering from me neglecting them through the summer..

and yet another stapelia flower…

I am busy catching up with paper work and decorating before the festive season is upon us.. I do love this time of the year..

Thanks for reading..;-)

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They're gorgeous - no wonder they cheer you up.the number of different ones now is amazing. When I got my first one in the 1950s all you ever saw were the species ones (still have a descendent of that first one!!)
The Stapelia is dramatic - does it smell awful?
Very pretty geraniums!

8 Nov, 2015

 

It's great when they keep going for years like that Stera.. If u get right up close yes it stinks...but you wouldn't notice if you didn't know.

8 Nov, 2015

 

Yes.......Xmas is certainly on its way.I will be working as Santa on Friday !what a lovely salmon pink that geranium is in the 4th picture and I love the bold decoration of the pot/planter in the bottom photo.

9 Nov, 2015

 

They are lovely, one of mine is in flower and another forming buds, I have one that belonged to my mum, it must be at least 40yrs old and has gone really woody looking at the base but continues to thrive and flower every year so haven't the heart to disturb it, yes its definitely on its way, another reason I know is the amount of parcels arriving plus the boxes already hidden away upstairs..

9 Nov, 2015

 

I hope your cold is better Paul...pirate to santa....love that geranium...just been passed on to me... and the planter originally had the christmas cactus in it for 30 or so years. Like yours Linda it was my mams but after a near death experience i had to rescue it a couple of years ago...parcels building here too...one special one is my first grand daughter due between christmas and new year..soo excited

9 Nov, 2015

 

Oh gosh yes Sandra that is a very special gift for all of you to look forward to, hope all goes well, will be waiting an announcement...

9 Nov, 2015

 

Gorgeous Christmas Cactus flowers there Sandra. I'm on the lookout for a white one, but no luck so far.My two other normal pink ones are just beginning to bud up. I think your planter is super too, so colourful. Hope all goes well next month, I can almost feel your excitement ☺

9 Nov, 2015

 

a white one would be lovely Waddy. I bet the supermarkets will be full of them for Christmas.

Lincs I can hardly contain myself!!! Lilly had a scan today and the baby is 4lb 4oz...:-)

9 Nov, 2015

 

They're beautiful Sandra :) and the Stapelia is fascinating too ...

9 Nov, 2015

 

Yes....I was wizard in between pirate and Santa, Sandra...ha ha!
Although the cold has gone, I m still constantly blowing my nose and my chest isn't right. It's 5 weeks tomorrow since it started!

9 Nov, 2015

 

Thanks Hywel I bet your fuchsias are still looking lovely too.

Paul at least you are wrapped up warm working for Santa...

9 Nov, 2015

 

They're winding down now Sandra ... and so am I lol ...

9 Nov, 2015

 

Waddy I have a very very pale pink one - if you can't find a pure white I could send you a bit - best wait until spring though.

10 Nov, 2015

 

Beautiful flowers, arent they, look great Sandra. You're going to have an amazing Christmas with the baby coming :-)))) Happy Days.

10 Nov, 2015

 

So pretty the Christmas cacti, not grown them for years.....I was looking all over for the stapelia flower, it merges in well with the flowers on your pot lol no wonder I couldn't see it......

10 Nov, 2015

 

We could start a new game of spot the flower Dd2..

10 Nov, 2015

 

That could be fun with my eyesight.....

10 Nov, 2015

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