Posts tagged with "Alyogyne"

23. April 2017
small sunny garden, amy myers, photography, exotic, flowers, desert garden
As temperatures have moved upward during the month of April, flowering has shifted to emphasize the more exotic plants. This is not to say that the standard garden fare is unavailable, but the borders are punctuated just now by some of the more unusual native and subtropical varieties. A month that began with the last few narcissus flowers...
01. April 2017
small sunny garden, desert garden, amy myers, photography, garden blog, tetraneuris, acaulis, angelita daisy
March has departed in a highly leonine fashion here, with a roar of winds, fluctuating temperatures, sun and clouds and sun and clouds, and plummeting humidity. Nevertheless, it has been a beautiful month in the garden, as cold gave way to warmth and ample sunlight. Everything is still feasting on the extra rain we received in January and February, no small gift in a desert garden! The month began with Narcissus...
15. March 2017
small sunny garden, desert garden, amy myers, photography, gbbd, garden bloggers bloom day, spring, flowers, annas hummingbird, salvia greggi, calypte, anna
First a confession. Wandering around the garden today, camera in hand, peering here and there to see what is in bloom, for the first time I was thrilled with the garden. Not with the idea, or with this or that plant or combination of plants, or even with a particular piece of it all, but with the garden itself. For the first time I can feel it as a whole, however tentatively. There is still chaos here and there; the hedging must be completed; big gaps and outright errors need to be remedied;...
25. February 2017
small sunny garden, desert garden, photography, amy myers, garden bloggers foliage day, monthly favorites, senna, nemophila
February is a short month, and I have allowed two memes to creep up and past me: Garden Bloggers' Foliage Day at My Hesperides Garden and the monthly favorites posting at The Danger Garden. So I will slip them both in here, with apologies to Christina and Loree respectively! And as this will be a fairly casual post, I will then ramble a little further. After all, it is spring in the garden... First are a couple of February favorites. One has to be Senna nemophila. In bloom since January, it has...
22. February 2017
alyogyne huegelii, blue hibiscus, small sunny garden, desert garden, amy myers, photography
Weather Diary: Partly cloudy; High: 75 F (24 C)/Low: 54 F (12 C); Humidity: 39%-100%