Garden Year

In November 2014 we moved to False Bay.

November 2014 we move in

Celebrating 40 and 70 years in November 2018 and four years here
In a yellow limbo in November 2017
Advent wreath in pelargoniums in November 2016
After the first year in November 2015
Taking stock as we began gardening in November 2014

No bananas this year December 2018
We have ... bananas in December 2017
Marking time in December 2016
Woodland planters in December 2015
Making plans with Christmas flowers in December 2014

Verge and Karoo Koppie in January 2019
Day Zero looms - water and drought in January 2018
Emptying dams in January 2017
Tapestry hedge in January 2016
Newly laid patios in January 2015

Boophone flowers in February 2019
Summer rain refills Froggy Pond February 2018
Grey water in February 2017
Water in Froggy Pond in February 2016
Before the builders start in February 2015

Carpenter bee in March 2019
Giraffe with spekboom in March 2018
Visiting otter in March 2017
Froggy Pond planted in March 2016
Building chaos in March 2015

Four years (Cornish Stripe in blue and white) for April 2019
Three years and three rain tanks in April 2018
Garden is two years old in April 2017
The purple shall govern - autumn flowers in April 2017
A year of gardening here in April 2016
Autumn's moody blues in April 2016
Begin at the begining of the garden in April 2015

Kirstenbosch plant sale in May 2019
New plants in autumn, owl and bananas for May 2018
Installing a rain water tank in May 2017
Clear water in Froggy Pond in  May 2016
Karoo Koppie and verge in May 2015
Looking for colour in May 2015

Winter means aloes blazing in June 2019
First flowers on Aloe marlothii in June 2018
Extreme gardening and ruby Lachenalia in June 2017
Autumn Fire 'blazes' on the Karoo Koppie in June 2016
Washing line pergola in June 2015

Still green despite disappointing July rain July 2018
Karoo Koppie and a second rain water tank in July 2017
Looking at gaps in the garden in July 2016
Planting Spring Promise in July 2015

Red and white flowers for Swiss First of August in August 2018
Between rain and tanks in August 2017
Winter green for August 2016
Planting Summer Gold in August 2015

In the Pink in September 2018
New path and poppies in September 2017
Trees can be 'sat under' in September 2016
Begin at Cornish Stripe in September 2015

Lemon tree with Cornish Stripe's blue and white flowers in October 2018
Green garden with flowers in October 2017
Why do I garden? Somewhere green to sit. For birds and bees. October 2016
Gardening for biodiversity in October 2015

By Diana Studer  
of  Elephant's Eye on False Bay 

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