Tagged with Arbutus unedo

Perfume and colour in the December garden

Perfume and colour in the December garden

When the sun plays on the Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) tree the perfume expands over the garden and the bees descend on the flowers.  The flowers are just starting to open and are only opening slowly. Have you ever been caught out by thinking an artificial plant was a real one?  There are some fake plants … Continue reading

Back to the garden

Back to the garden

I’ve never seen the grass so long.  We’ve been with the family in the U.K. for a month and it has rained a lot both in the U.K. and here. I managed to tidy the small vegetable plot before I left and it looks sadly empty.  In the bottom right hand corner there are rows … Continue reading