House and Garden, 2018


New Year's Day
Nuthatch on the bird feeder




Indoor Flowers; early January 2018

Birthday Present: Bromeliad

Pat's birthday present (from August)

Orchid, also from Pat's birthday


Outdoor Pelargonium, grown from a leaf

Ponsettia, second time round




Snowdrops
February 2018




February Snow
2018




The Squiirel at the feeder


March Flowers and Snow
2018






Simnel (Easter) Cake

Daffodils


Hibiscus

Pineapple; beginning of the fruit

April 2018

Camelia

Tulips

Primulae


Tulips

Grape Hyacinths

One of the three Kastens

The first Amarylis

The large Pelargonium

Echinocereus, flowering

Monstera cuttings

Singapore orchids

Three cacti, flowering

Rhododendron

Bluebells on the way up to Keele


May 2018

The final tulips

Garden bluebells


A rich white rhododendron

Amaryllus


Large Pelagonium flowers




ordchids



The pink rhododendron




Amaryllis on show






Pieris

Tree Peony

Tree Peony and white rhododendron

Tree peony flowers

Apple blossom

Crab apple blossom

Following week: bluebells on the way to Keele


Another Echinocereus, flowering


Breakfast in the sunshine

The last Amaryllis



The last Singapore orchid

The Lilac and the Rowan

Bog/pond iris



June 2018 flowers

Roses in abundance


Peony

Barry's gift


July 2018: flowers

Clematis



Rose: Oranges & Lemons

Welcome home from Buxton with four cactus flowers



Now there are five!

Geraniums to decorate the shed


The complete display

A new leaf on a Monstera Cutting

A new, unindented, leaf on the old Monstera plant

August 2018
More Cactus Flowers!

Dismantling the 33 year old Monstera
Four leaves have been propagated in earlier years

The rmains of the old plant

With the leaves removed

Extracted from the pot (with difficulty)

The potted plant, sawn up

Four new plants from the remaiing leaves

Dorothy Clive Garden
August 2018

The Waterfall

Hibiscus revived (at home)

Rugosa Rose Hips...

... with some roses as well

September flowers, 2018

roses

Second flushes all round


Another cactus flower

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