ONE OF MY POTPLANTS

SANSEVIERA SPECIES

Some of you already know I love succulent plants. So I have a collection for outside, who are winterhardy and another collection who I keep inside as they are not winterhardy. This is one of my sanseviera’s, also called mother’s tongues (I don’t know why :D), I have several species of this plant. They are such easy plants, really. All they need is a bit of water once in a while and a light place but not in full sun behind a window. They come in many forms, tiny and big, and they are cheap. You can easily divide them to get more plants or to gift them to a friend.

So if you think you have no greenfingers, buy a sanseviera or ask a friend for a piece of her plant.

Have a great weekend !!

GOODBYE SUMMER

Summer was odd weatherwise. We had cool, we had hot and very hot. Bone dry but torrential rain once in a while but my garden is looking tatty. A few flowers are still standing but a lot has been scorched by the sun. Today is the last day of Summer weather, as of tomorrow it will gradually cool down and for the next 2 weeks we’ll get lots of rain.

SEDUM SPECTABILE, ALWAYS RELIABLE AND FUN FOR THE BEE’S AND THE BUTTERFLIES
MY FAVORITE SEDUM, SEDUM SPECTABILE ICEBERG
ALWAYS PRETTY, FUCHSIA MAGELLANICA
AUTUMN ASTERS WILL BLOOM TILL FIRST FROSTS
AS YOU CAN SEE, NOT EVERYTHING IS PRETTY IN MY GARDEN, MY CANNA’S WERE BURNED TO A CRISP BUT AS YOU CAN SEE THEY ARE GETTING NEW FRESH LEAFS.
MY FERNS NEAR THE POND
VERONICA VIRGINICA, ALWAYS THIRSTY
AMELANCHIER (SNOWY MISPELUS) LOOSING A LOT OF LEAFS
GERANIUM MACRORRHIZUM, WAS TOTALLY BROWN A WHILE AGO BUT GOT NEW LEAFS LATELY

The groundwater here is historically low, rainy weather is not fun but we need it, every single drop. Our local flora is dying cos they can’t stand the drought.

I hope you are all ok. Keep safe and take care !

A BIT OF SWEETNESS.

SMALL VIOLETS DISSEMINATED BETWEEN SUCCULENTS

I think these little violets are super cute. Now that most of the succulents are no longer in bloom, the violets came up to give my pots a bit of color. The violets disseminated all over the garden, but mostly in my pots with succulents.

Have a great weekend and enjoy your garden if you can.

ALMOST IN BLOOM

SANSEVIERIA PARVA OR MOTHER-IN-LAW’ S TONGUE
A CLOSER LOOK AT THE FLOWERSTALK, THE FLOWERS ARE NOT OPEN YET.

As you know (or not) I love succulents and cacti and I have about 100 of them in pots as our climate is too cold in Winter and too wet to keep them in the garden. I have a small collection of sansevieria’s and this one is in bloom at the moment. I prefer them when when the flowers are still closed. All sansevieria’s are really easy to keep!!

Have a great week and keep safe !!

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