The myriad of flowers with five petals never ceases to amaze me, and Star Jasmine is another one of them that I have in my garden. Scientifically named Trachelospermum jasminoides, it … Continue reading Star Jasmine
Flowers are a wonderful bonus on any succulent plant. At the same time though, succulents can be shy when it comes to blooming. Many succulents need higher temperatures in summer … Continue reading Succulent Flowers and More
I’m starting to get a nice little collection of Anthuriums. Also known as tailflower, flamingo flower, and laceleaf, the flower of this tropical plant is quite impressive, but it’s my … Continue reading The Queen in My Garden
A hundred years ago, Nobel Prize-winning scientist Karl von Frisch proved that bees can see colour. Just like humans, bees are trichromatic which means they have three photoreceptors in each … Continue reading How to Catch A Bee
I would like to think my Aussie followers know exactly what I mean by the words: “Not Happy, Jan!” It’s funny how three little words from a television advertisement back … Continue reading Not Happy, Jan!
Following on from my last post about My Black Bat Flower, I’m delighted that one little bat has started to emerge.
Lost between the rocks, And yet, far from forgotten. Grow strong little one.
This week’s Photo of the Week was not taken last week. (It was taken the week before.)