The cooler days and nights
are so lovely,
with the added bonus of some glorious rainy days.
A few pots of tiny pansy seedlings potted up a few weeks ago,
are really very rewarding
now that they have grown a bit.
When choosing the small punnets of seedlings a few weeks ago, at the garden centre, it was hard to resist the urge to stay with just one colour.
to choose from!
But I stayed strong, and stuck with just ONE colour.
I have gone for
one shade of deep
I had designed our backyard
with a theme of
So only a small amount of flowers would be needed to always stand out, and make an impact.
Instead of throwing out this
when the base rusted out...
I plopped it onto this garden bed, and the tiny groundcover has grown into it.
I LOVE it!!
I have to confess to not giving enough time to gardening these past couple of years.
It's not that I have lost interest,
just that I have been otherwise occupied.
But STILL, because the garden has
it is never too hard to keep it from looking 'too shabby'.
A single pot of Royal Cape Plumbago
is enough to star in it own little corner of the yard.
Through the Grotto with delicate 'Babys Tears' as a ground cover,
Bali Garden in the background, on the other side of the house.
Even though I do not get to spend much time in the garden these days,
I never cease to derive massive enjoyment from just SEEING the garden every day...
...with the rabbits scattered throughout the scene.
One of my all time
It always manages to
lovely and green...
even when the lawn looks a bit
old and tired
I hope you have enjoyed seeing my garden this Winter,
as much as I have.
Thanks for looking!