Monthly Archives: April 2022
Most of the tulips in the garden are finishing now, but some small very dark red (almost black unless the light is on them) ones are only just getting started.
The first of these flowers in my garden this year.
Most of my locos, of whatever scale and gauge, have been converted to digital control (or were digital from the start). This one was an exception – it is very small, had no socket to make fitting easy, and I’m … Continue reading
The first flower of the year on this rhododendron, the one nearest the house.
These are some of the most recent purchases of cacti, newly planted in a variety of 3-D-printed pots in a variety of colours! The printer has been running almost continuously during the daylight hours for 3 days – not without … Continue reading
Meet Rebtutia/Aylostera “Sophie”. I was looking through the web site of the cactus supplier I use and found this one, and as my cousin has a grand daughter Sophie I felt I must buy one! It arrived with all these … Continue reading
This seems to have been a particularly good year for my camellia. As usual the earlier flowers got affected by frosts, but there are still some flowers on it, which I think is a record, and these later ones show … Continue reading
One of a very small number at the bottom of the garden.
PlantNet was not able to give a definite identification, but suggested this as a possibility.