Saturday, 31 December 2016

The 'Delargo Towers' Garden - December

Here we are again me dears at the end of another Month and another Year.
December has given us some nasty frosts but most of the Half hardies seem to be hanging on. 
Our fingers are crossed that they fare as well next year come January and February.

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The ivy leaf pelargonium is still flowering in the window box.

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They have now been joined by viola Morpho and jolly yellow pansies.

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The borders are looking a bit bleak and will of course will soon be looking a lot worse.

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Our refugee centre.

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We do still have some colour though -

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We treated ourselves to the most enormous hippeastrum bulb on our visit the the last rhs show.

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It is a thing of wonder !

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Three flower stems -

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and each flower as big as ones head.

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Pure joy

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Even the peace lilly has given us a bonus bloom this month.

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Heading into 2017 the seedlings planted last October are looking good.

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Orlaya grandiflora
Ammi majus
Consolida regalis
Canna indica, Red

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Crambe cordifolia

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Happy new year me dears.
Happy gardening !