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Archive for January 2014

January 2, 2014

 

A cultivated Nerium oleander shrub.

Nerium Oleander

Oleander is a highly toxic plant!

January 9, 2014

 

Named after the village's famous resident Rudyard Kipling, Kipling Gardens—an example of a traditional English garden—is located near Rottingdean’s village green and duck pond.

Quotable Quotes

“If you want to be happy for a week, take a wife. If you want to be happy all of your life, make a garden.” -Chinese proverb

January 16, 2014

 

Dinner plate dahlias.

Dinner Plate Dahlias

The heads of the dinner plate dahlias are quite heavy, and sometimes they are displayed in a large float bowl so viewers can look down on their gorgeous petals.

January 23, 2014

 

Eupatorium coelestinum.

Blue Mistflower

Eupatorium coelestinum is a perennial plant with fluffy blue flower heads.

January 30, 2014

 

Two female mallard fledglings by a pond.

Ducks!

Undoubtedly, wildlife adds a different dimension to our flower gardens.

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