DO YOU REMEMBER ME ?

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THIS WAS HOW I LOOKED WHEN WE FIRST MET

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I GOT A PUP LAST SUMMER

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AND THIS IS ME NOW.

I’ll get a new big pot soon and then I’ll have my picture taken again. I wonder how many pups I’ll get this year !

Have a great week !!

THE BABY IS STILL GROWING

Remember the baby bud on my opuntia ? The one I bought in France last year ?

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This is mum last year in France.

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This is mum and the little baby bud on June 23rd this year.

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This was taken a few days later on July 1st

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July 17 th

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August 12 th

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And this was taken today October 27 th. So in 4 months time the bud grew bigger than mum ! Amazing hey !!

Have a great weekend all and thanks for visiting !

 

 

A SIGN OF AUTUMN COMMING CLOSER

When the flowers of the sedum spectabile are opening it is a sign of Autumn  comming closer. The days are definitely shorter, the evenings colder but after the crazy hot Summer we had I am welcomming Autumn for once, normally I am not so keen. The garden is a mess with burned plants and leafs but the sedum spectabile is looking good, ofcourse being a succulent it loves warm dry weather. And this plant is a heaven for bees and butterflies.

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SEDUM SPECTABILE (also known as butterfly stonecrop or ice plant)

 

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SEDUM SPECTABILE IN FULL BLOOM

Have a great Sunday !

MY LITTLE ONE IS GROWING FAST

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REMEMBER THIS PICTURE ? TAKEN 23 RD OF JUNE 2018

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THIS PICTURE WAS TAKEN ON JULY 1ST

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THIS PICTURE WAS TAKEN THIS MORNING JULY 17 TH !!

I must add that he is getting a lot of sun as we are having a long hot and dry Summer and hardly any rain, ideal for a cactus.

Yesterday we had a bit of rain, not nearly enough to help end the drought we suffer from at the moment. But I am happy with every drop that we get. We are not used to this kind of tropical temperatures , neither are the gardens over here so the gardens are suffering, a lot of leafs and flowers are burned from the sun.

Have a great day all and thanks for visiting !

 

 

A PEEK IN MY GARDEN

Yesterday was a lovely sunny day, not too warm, just the way I like it. So I took my camera en took a few shots.

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SEMPERVIVUM

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HONEYSUCKLE

 

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JUST A VIEW

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LACECAP HYDRANGEA FULL OF BUDS

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A CLOSER LOOK AT THE LACECAPS

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A FEW SUCCULENTS ON A RACK

 

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SMALL LEAVED IVY AND AUCUBA JAPONICA

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MORE OF THE SMALL LEAVED IVY

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LAVENDER

I hope you’ll all have a sunny Sunday !