Sunday, February 15, 2009
Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day/ February
In the past few days, on my mixed patch, more zinnias have
bloomed. Pink is the predominant colour.
I still have a few gladioli blooming. They looked pretty,
so next year I'll be planting more of them.
The tomato plants are blooming in profusion...
Last year's orange nasturtium decided to show up again...
You're more than welcome!!!
The last of the single-petalled marigolds has an attractive
I didn't expect these red salvias to grow this tall. Can you
see the damselfly on one of the plants?
The red hibiscus is all set to bloom. I was very happy to
be able to get a shot of the Common Lascar resting here.
The drab winter look of the Acalypha Wilkesiana is almost gone.
It's slowly regaining its refreshing green/cream colour. It
helps that the Common Sailor is in the vicinity!
My mixed bed again...a combination of phlox, zinnia and
My biggest joy is that I have been able to attract more bees,
butterflies and other beautiful winged creatures to my garden.
Watching them on these blooms, I feel blessed. Even a small
patch of earth can bring so much happiness....
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