Monday, 9 September 2013

Flowers in the supermarket well I never.


Breakfast time french toast or fried bread whatever you prefer bacon and coffee, what is that noise it out in the bottlebrush tree.
Two birds discussing the world in general very loudly and fighting over the flowers, who know why their are plenty, you can just see them they are orange and green mainly and blend in with the tree.


As you can see it's not shaping up to a very nice day, very overcast but no rain expected.



So I went shopping, this is a Geraldton Wax called Moulin Rouge, it's a Australian native from WA.
You don't expect too many plants in your local supermarket but in spring they go a bit overboard, they had mango and coffee trees masses of vegs,  herbs and  flowers so I had a bit of a spend up.
I got some daisys too.
The beer fairy's veg garden, he doesn't have to do anything they just grow he loves the flowers they are all different colours but they are eatable and do look pretty.
My maple is shooting new leaves.
And herbs doing well


I have some interesting tree stumps what to do with them any ideas.

I took some photos of the varieties of colours.







My fence is completely covered by flowering Jasmine.
See there is a fence under there





 Also got a new solar light for the Japanese garden from the supermarket this morning.
 When I arrived home these two are sitting at each end I not sure if they are having a friendly chat or not.
 Not looking to happy.
 maybe a difference of ideas
 Or  maybe a stalemate.

The beer fairy made a frame for Augus's picture and he is up on the wall.

28 comments:

  1. I hope you had your breakfast! Spring is busting out all over.

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  2. Love your garden - and the nasturiums look brilliant. Also love Angus in his frame.

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    1. All the different colours are from one plant it's so pretty and easy to grow.
      Merle..................

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  3. AMAZING!! And it is only just spring there. I remember seeing those red bottle-brush type flowers when I lived in NSW. Nothing like that here. It is nearly fall. :)

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  4. It very overcast here but so hot so quick, I'm worried about our summer, I think it will be a hot one.
    Merle......

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  5. Your beer fairy's nasturtiums look amazing! We didn't plant any this year and feel envy every time we've seen them around! Your cats look funny sat in theor 'boat'! It must be very cosy in there for them.xx

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    1. He is very good at growing them, they come up every year and you don't have to do a thing, he likes that.
      Merle..........

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  6. I love the nasturtiums, I don't think I've seen stripey ones before nor any so red as yours. And you have planted strawberries too. Yum. I have no idea what you can do with the tree stumps, maybe raise them on something and carve out a little depression to use them as bird feeders?

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    1. This is the first year we had stripey ones to, last year we had ones that were very light almost white they are missing this year.
      Merle......

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  7. Your plants are really doing beautifully! And those nasturtiums are amazing-really amazing. Love the framed picture at the end. xo Diana

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    1. I just have to sign the picture then it's finished, the beer fairy is worried that someone will break in and pinch my paintings sign them and sell them for lots of money, he is getting a bit odd in his old age.
      Merle.......

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  8. The frame turned out beautifully! The garden looks terrific and it must smell great, too. At least the cats were in the same planter. That may represent progress.

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    1. The cats are getting there but it's taking a long time.
      Merle....

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  9. Hari Om
    ah the lorikeets sure like a natter in the morning and the evening don't they?! Nasturtiums are delightful both leaf and flower in a salad. It can rather take over though...

    Angus looks perfect in that frame. Truly delightful. YAM xx

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    1. I tried nasturtiums in a salad but must have used too many they are very peppery.
      Merle...

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  10. The birds have great camouflage..I guess only their loud voices give them away.
    Jane x

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  11. I am forgetting that we are opposite seasons. You are in spring time! Gorgeous garden Merle.

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    1. It's spring alright almost summer, very warm.
      Merle.........

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  12. Hello Merle...Loved seeing all your photos! Lovely. The herbs in the tubbie look very nice!

    As for treestump decorating, I wanted to share a post of mine. You can read it here:http://writingstraightfromtheheart.blogspot.com/2013/07/tree-stump-creativity.html

    Thanks for all your visits to my blog. Love when you stop by. Susan

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  13. I think I could use the magic of your green thumb in my garden.

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    1. I don't really do much, a lot has to do with the trees,the leaf fall in winter renews the ground and the plants like the conditions if they don't they usually die.
      Merle.

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  14. What a great day you had, lovely photos too, especially the cats in the planter, wonder which one got out first.

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    1. Pretty much both at the same time.
      Merle..........

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  15. Ooooh! I love that bottle brush tree! And green and red birds in it, too! Love your garden tour, I could get used to having the smell of Jasmine in the garden! Everything looks so lush - especially the Beer Fairies' garden. Love the looks on those two cat's faces. If looks could kill! xo

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    1. We had a few days of record heat, the garden was looking a bit sad yesterday but got up early today and watered looking better now.
      The cats are not happy chaps.
      Merle...........

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