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About me

I am a retired married female. We have lived in the same suburban property in Hampshire UK for the last 39 years. I garden in a small plot, no vegetables, no room. My passion is for bearded Iris,( have over 70 different colours) but as they have a fleeting season my garden is full of all sorts of flowering plants, Hellebores, Dicentra, botanical Geraniums, not keen on tubs-too much work watering. We have a conservatory ( rumpus room). I have some indoor plants in there with an automatic water system on a timer. (Hubby installed). I am not an organic gardener but try to garden with the environment in mind. I like animals, cats and dogs but don't have any, unless you count pond goldfish. I enjoy taking photos of my plants, also browsing online plant catalogues for the one plant that will finish my master-plan.

Latest photos

  • Echeveria Perle Von N├╝rnberg? (Echeveria)
  • Cymbidium Orchid  (Cymbidium)
  • Hermodactylus tuberosus (Hemodactylus tuberosus)
  • Ipheion uniflorum (Ipheion uniflorum (Ipheion))

Latest blogs

KIRSTENBOSCH Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa

Posted on 19 Feb, 2018 10 comments

Table Mountain

Posted on 15 Feb, 2018 8 comments

Cape Town, between Sea and Sky.

Posted on 13 Feb, 2018 17 comments

Latest questions

No it is not a Ragged Robin

Asked on 21 Apr, 2017 14 replies

Who's a silly Billly then?

Asked on 26 Apr, 2016 5 replies

Question for Simbad

Asked on 24 Apr, 2016 4 replies

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Joined in May 2014

Country: United Kingdom

County: Hampshire