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Madeira in Bloom - Jardim Botanico, Funchal

Quoted as 'A Floating Greenhouse' the island of Madeira has many outstanding gardens....

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21 Jul, 2015
Siris

Madeira in bloom - Orchids

Just enjoy some of these wonderful blooms at Orquidario (an Orchid garden) Madeira. How...

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17 Jul, 2015
Siris

In Search of the Perfect Iris

Firstly go to the perfect places. Cayeux, probably the biggest producers/hybridisers...

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24 Jun, 2015
Siris

France, A week in the Loire Valley

Day 7, a visit to :- Like many Chateaux and Manor Houses they are virtually empty...

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23 Jun, 2015
Siris

Plant(s) of the day

Many thanks to Dottydaisy for her hospitality on her Yellow Book day. Plant(s) of...

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22 Jun, 2015
Siris

Dianthus, a Selection of:-

Really liked the photos from Dottydaisy, who put 6? Roses on one photo frame. Haven't...

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21 Jun, 2015
Siris

For Steragram and Lincslass. A purpose for everything.

The utility area, no way is this going to look pretty, but think of all that lovely...

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9 May, 2015
Siris

Buying Black Labels

On Saturday, drove to the New Forest, to go to a nursery which sells black plant...

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9 May, 2015
Siris

Apologies to you for Rotated Photographs in the past.

A couple of members have drawn my attention recently to photographs which are incorrectly...

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7 May, 2015
Siris

Struggling with the weather

Why do remontant Iris try to flower at inappropriate times. Tall bearded Iris "Istanbul"...

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5 May, 2015
Siris

The history of my Ponds

I made a small pond years ago from a small liner. Despite lining it with old carpet,...

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4 May, 2015
Siris

It's snowing, apple blossom!

My 4 apple trees have been in full flower, but now the petals are starting to fall...

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28 Apr, 2015
Siris


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