On the 15th of each month bloggers from all over the world take part in Garden Bloggers Bloom Day organised by May Dream Gardens. What is blooming in your garden?
In the UK gardening in January like the weather, was depressing.. However, here in the Algarve I’m amazed there are so many plants, shrubs and succulents in bloom.
One of my favourite flowers is the Arum Lily. The leaves die down in summer when the sun is intense but in the winter we are rewarded with the most wonderful flowers!
I’m not sure what this succulent is called but at the moment it has a profusion of yellow flowers which the bees enjoy.
The no name orange succulents are now in full bloom.
I love this succulent the leaves are so unusual who need flowers!
Gazanias continue to flower in January! They are such a rewarding plant and grow in a variety of different colours.
Both my pink and mauve bougainvillea are in flower. Not sure they should flower in January as it’s the winter here. Still we’ve not had any frosts yet and daytime temperatures on the south-facing protected wall where they grow have reached 25C plus some days.
Unfortunately the birds have decided to roost in them every night and poop all over our patio. Any ideas please how we can discourage them?
My Hibiscus growing in pots are still flowering profusely – I forgot to take any photos and it’s now dark!