And today’s the day that this lady, sometime between the hours 9.30 and 11AM, decided to flower.
I always thought she was a Christmas Cactus, but after some google-fu realized that she’s probably an Easter Cactus. Here you can almost see the intricate umbrella ribs of stamens, just before they open fully.
Once again, you lucky few, it is time for the obligatory legume post.
About a month late this year [no laughing at the back] because WINTER OF DOOM. But the ball is now rolling with Broad Beans sprouting (resisted the urge to plant a billion Broad Beans this year, y’see – learnin’); Sweet Peas on the up; Suspicious Peas in the black; and now for the rest of last year’s bean haul. All of the above seeds were saved from our little plot, thanks to the wonderful advice and curation of the Real Seed Collection – who are absolutely great, and apparently grow down the coast from us!
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