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Our False Bay garden in December

   by Diana Studer - gardening for biodiversity   in Cape Town, South Africa   Spent our anniversary felled by flu - but with this lovely bunch of fynbos lighting up the hearth in front of a summer dormant wood stove.   Anniversary flowers A Cape Town Christmas, reading in the garden with Thomas. Stitched tree ornaments from my niece and sister . Little German style wooden ornaments come with my niece's memories of Jo'burg days when her kids were small.   Christmas 2021 This year's hadeda junior is the usual lonely only. On enthusiastic snail patrol!   Junior hadeda 2021 Garden is a bit thin on summer flowers - but I did find three pink roses for my sister who could host a family Christmas lunch again this year. I leave lots of dandelions and Hypochaeris as those yellow flowers ALWAYS have pollinators feeding.   Pollinators on yellow daisy This small aloe has been in its pot for about 30 years. When I worked in the science library at UCT, Mike Pi

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