Archive : rose

May 20 2011 by in Barbie's garden, Gardening, Miscellaneous, Perenniels,

What flower is this!

Lemon Blossom

Yea!! Thank you all for having fun with me – in my garden! The answers to the post – “Guess What Flower” – thanks for playing! Here are the answers to the “Guess What Flower”   I will post the winners on Monday! Have a happy gardening weekend!

Mar 22 2011 by in Christine's garden, Gardening, | 8 comments

Front bed makeover and patience!

Update on 25 April 2011 - one month later

Confession time – In this post, I told you about my big plans for re-doing the front bed, just to the side of my back entrance door. I got as far as ripping out the tree, moving the shade loving plants to the back shade garden and then … well I made lots of plans. And then I researched all sorts of plants, watched DVDs, read magazines, bought more books. And after [...]

Mar 01 2011 by in Bugs & Pests, Christine's garden, Gardening, | 3 comments

Gardening and Macro Photography

Mozzie on leaf

At long last I received the Macro lens for the camera and what a learning experience this is going to be! No quick point-and-shoot photos anymore, this is a whole new experience and I obviously have lots I need to learn. I’m not a good photographer at the best of times (strictly a happy-snapper!) so photography with a macro lens is going to be quite a learning curve for me. I thought [...]

Jan 17 2011 by in Barbie's garden, Miscellaneous, | 5 comments

Bragging about Roses

Rose-for-you

So I have to brag a bit here – thanks for the beautiful photograph entitled “Rose for you” that you sent me last night! Its beautiful – the rose and the photograph! For our readers … the rose is from Barbie’s garden and she took the photograph with her new camera and new-found talent for photography. How beautiful is it? As a lover of roses it was the perfect e-gift for me! [...]