My Old Fashioned Rose Garden

I am in the middle of renovating, finishing and replanting my rose garden. This is an ongoing project that I do quietly plodding along on my own pace adding the odd plant here and there, dividing up perennials etc. A view across my garden a few years ago, the exquisite roses ‘Mme Isaac Perieire’ and…

Manna from Heaven…

Enjoying the parade of organic apple’s we’ve been harvesting from our autumn garden harvest this year… Jonathans, Granny Smith’s, Golden Delicious and Pink Ladies. Crisp juicy and delicious! Thanks you apple trees and tree fairies! – Sarah Rajkotwala writer and spiritual teacher ♥`*•✿¸.• •♥`*•✿¸.• •*¨`*•✿¸.•✿*¨`*•✿¸.*•-:¦:-*~ღஐƸ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒஐღ*~ღஐƸ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒஐღ Words and photo by Sarah Rajkotwala – writer & spiritual…

Sunset on my Favourite Salvia

  Here is the sun setting behind my very favourite salvia, Saliva californica. I have many salvias in my garden but this variety, with its tough drought tolerant ways and masses of sky blue flowers on a very statuesque frame is such a delight. I enjoy its early spring show every year and look forward…

Beautiful Garden Vignettes

I quite like it every now and then when your garden provides a beautiful  vignette. A little garden scene of colour and plant combinations that were either deliberate or accidental. Providing for one fleeting moment in garden time a picture of exquisite beauty and fragrance. Here we have some perennial wallflowers, a euryops daisy and…

A beautiful Monarch

A beautiful monarch butterfly visited our garden this week. It’s in the middle of winter here but still we have butterflies aplenty come a sunny winter’s day. Here he is enjoying the nectar from a perennial wallflower. I love his furry white spotted body too!