In Memory of Christina

Mother Nature never ceases to amaze me. I have an absolute abundance of Queen of the Night buds at the moment.  Sadly I lost 22 that decided not to come into this realm. But I cannot count how many are actually going to flower. It’s unbelievable! Many of you may know that Christiana (Floss) – […]

Seasonal Nature Journal – June 2020

As I write this month’s journal, the weather has really changed. The temperature has dropped and its very windy outside. But inside there is a lot of activity. My Queen of the Night has shifted from sprouting new leaves to forming flower buds. It always amazes me how they grow to form the beautiful flower […]

Queen of the Night June 2019

In the matter of a few hours, my Queen of the Night has bloomed. It is such a shame that her flower will be dead by the morning. Her musk perfume is absolutely fabulous. I always sing to the flower when she is in bloom “Queen of the Night, Lunar Light, bathe my soul tonight, […]

Beautiful Flowers

I can’t believe the amount of Queen of the Night buds that have suddenly appeared and we may have one blossoming tonight. So watch this space. On our way back from Exeter today, we stopped at the garden centre in Bridport and I could’t resist buying a David Austin Gertrude Jekyll rose. The perfume is […]

Queen of the Night

  I thought I would share with you the last photo I have of my beloved familiar, Rocco,  with my Queen of the Night plant . Rocco passed on 31st August 2017 and I miss him terribly. I have done some research on the internet and have found that Queen of the Night is a […]