As many of you will already know, I’m a member of Toastmasters International and I love writing and presenting speeches.
So often we catch ourselves asking “Where has the year gone?” or “Where did the time go?”
With flowers appearing on my Black Bat Plant, I’m delighted to be enjoying these blooms so early on in their flowering season. One flower has finished blooming already is all … Continue reading Just A Tired Little Bat
“These are terrific, we need to get some.” That’s what Dean said, and I must admit, I’d not given daisies a second thought, though now I am glad Dean suggested … Continue reading My Dainty Little Daisies
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’ve now not one – not two – but three very pretty Poinsettias and all of them are currently in flower. I just love the effect the cold weather has … Continue reading Pretty Poinsettias and More
On April 17, 2018, I introduced you to My Black Bat Flower and when I followed that up with an update in Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Bat, I said I could hardly … Continue reading The Great Bat Reveal
Following on from my last post about My Black Bat Flower, I’m delighted that one little bat has started to emerge.
Scientifically known as Taccachantrieri, the Black Bat Flower is a stunning flowering plant also known as Devil Flower, Bat Head Lily, Bat Plant, Devil’s Tongue, Black Tacca, Jews Beard, Voodoo … Continue reading My Black Bat Flower
I had forgotten how therapeutic gardening can be. Life can be mundane devoid of flower beds, potted plants and a garden hose. We gave up our garden when we sold … Continue reading Gary’s Garden