Tag Archives: summer

Peony passion


Like a perfect summer’s day, the peony lasts momentarily. Its splendour remains as one of nature’s treasures.

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The golden dogwood


The golden dogwood, heralding summer.

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The Rains Came


After ten weeks of no rain, suddenly the heavens opened up and we received a welcome downpour. Summer here on the mountain can be a mixed blessing. Most of the the time we indulge in sheltered, lush greenery, going about … Continue reading

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The Peony Farm


Having just arrived back from the sub-tropics, I was reminded that some plants are unique to the colder climates. One such beautiful specimen is the peony. No sooner had I got back last weekend that I recalled I promised to … Continue reading

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Malta Magic


(Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman) Despite our anticipation of Spring, it has still been freezing and we have continued to light our fire all week. In fact some news … Continue reading

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