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siris

About me

I am a retired married female. We have lived in the same suburban property in Hampshire UK for the last 39 years. I garden in a small plot, no vegetables, no room. My passion is for bearded Iris,( have over 70 different colours) but as they have a fleeting season my garden is full of all sorts of flowering plants, Hellebores, Dicentra, botanical Geraniums, not keen on tubs-too much work watering. We have a conservatory ( rumpus room). I have some indoor plants in there with an automatic water system on a timer. (Hubby installed). I am not an organic gardener but try to garden with the environment in mind. I like animals, cats and dogs but don't have any, unless you count pond goldfish. I enjoy taking photos of my plants, also browsing online plant catalogues for the one plant that will finish my master-plan.

Latest photos

  • The Garage Border (Pulmonaria rubra (Lungwort))
  • Another fortunei Saxifage (Saxifraga fortunei)
  • Saxifraga fortunei 'Wada' (Saxifraga fortunei)
  • Nerine (Nerine)

Latest blogs

Late Fruit

Posted on 2 Nov, 2020 14 comments

Fuchsia

Posted on 16 Oct, 2020 8 comments

October 2020

Posted on 15 Oct, 2020 7 comments

Latest questions

Does anyone know what this plant is?

Asked on 31 Aug, 2020 7 replies

I have tried this Clianthus in 3 places

Asked on 21 Apr, 2018 2 replies

No it is not a Ragged Robin

Asked on 21 Apr, 2017 14 replies


What else

Joined in May 2014

Country: United Kingdom

County: Hampshire