Archive : jasminum polyanthum

Dec 26 2011 by in Christine's garden, Gardening, | 23 comments

The Rose Bed gets a make-over and then another

26 December addition

In March this year I had a small corner bed re-done. I pulled out a tree that was causing a few problems and replanted the bed. At the time I was reasonably happy with the decision, less than happy with the “re-do”. As time went on I was not really happy with it and kept making changes. Here’s how it went (All the photos can be clicked on to see the larger, […]

Nov 29 2011 by in 30 Day Challenge, Christine's garden, Gardening, | 5 comments

The 30 Day Challenge – Day 27

Jasminum Polyanthum

Today I am grateful for all the tools and gadgets that make gardening easy and fun – without all my gardening tools I’d really be stuck! How would we cope without spades and rakes, hoes and watering cans, hose-pipes and wheel barrows, buckets and secateurs, loppers, bulb dibber and … there are so many tools I could not garden without. One “tool” on my wish-list which I don’t yet have is “Lawn […]

Nov 12 2011 by in 30 Day Challenge, Christine's garden, Gardening, | 4 comments

The 30 Day Challenge – Day 10

Jasminum polyanthum

Today I am grateful for the scent and perfume of flowers and plants. I marvel at the range of smells that I enjoy as I walk through the garden at all times of day. Walking past the rose bed I smell the sweet fragrance of Alyssum, also much-loved by the bees, the delicate smell of my roses, the Frangipani tree that fills the spring evenings with its oriental notes and the strong […]