In the Garden – December 2021

With the final visit to our family home, Christmas, and a quick trip to visit with my beautiful sister, Jan, there was very little time for the garden in December…  However, I did manage to sneak in a little time now and then – it’s my escape, it’s where I can relax, it’s my happy place and I love it, even if it is out of control!

At this time of year the lilies are in full bloom adding beautiful colour and height wherever they are in the garden – these are just two that I managed to snap – the yellow tiger was the best it has ever been.  I saw them almost every day that I was at home, as I pass this little garden on my way to the compost!

 

Isn’t this white Agapanthus just stunning!  Not only did I stop and take in its beauty, but as usual I spent way to much time watching as the bees collected pollen from the flowers.

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Spring has Sprung!

Spring has sprung
The grass has riz
I wonder where the birdies is….

 

I can still hear my late father reciting this little ditty as he walked through the kitchen door, many, many years ago – Oh how I loved his ability to recite poetry, ditties or sing a tune about a topic being discussed…

With the arrival of spring the birdies are back in our garden… The king parrot, such beautiful bird, and if you didn’t know it, you would be looking around for a squeaky swing, which is the sound she makes the entire time she’s here. Continue reading