Miniature landscapes in a small garden 3

We only have a small garden plus a lawn with a border for our dog. The succulent garden (4 patches) measures about 80 square meters and is home to around 600 different registered species. Some of the plants are naturally multiplying (always a healthy sign for a garden)  and of some we take cuttings which …

Hairy cactus

We’re not sure wether it is a Pilosocereus or a Pseudo Pilosocereus cactus. Whatever; even in B&W it’s a stunning one.

Miniature landscapes in a small garden 2

We only have a small garden plus a lawn with a border for our dog. The succulent garden (4 patches) measures about 80 square meters and is home to around 600 different registered species. Some of the plants are naturally multiplying (always a healthy sign for a garden)  and of some we take cuttings which …

Miniature landscapes in a small garden 1

We only have a small garden plus a lawn with a border for our dog. The succulent garden (4 patches) measures about 80 square meters and is home to around 600 different registered species. Some of the plants are naturally multiplying (always a healthy sign for a garden)  and of some we take cuttings which …

Today…

is SUNday!

Fan Aloe

Or Aloe plicatillis originates from the fynbos area between Franschhoek and Stellenbosch in South Africa and is naturally distributed throughout simular environments in the Western Cape. Unnaturally it also ended up in our garden…

On the Road ….

From Hermanus to Home-Sweet-Home in Stanford this afternoon. For esthetic reasons we took care for a power cut at Pig’s Snout (waterfalls).    

Warm Weekend Greetings

[object HTMLTextAreaElement] via Warm Greetings from the village with the most awesome sunrises and sunsets.

Sunrise in the Garden

Our village (Stanford, South Africa) is one of those places blessed with magnificent skies. At night we see the Milky Way and everything between sunrise and sunset provides us superb views, also down to earth. Reason of course to make 12 pictures in the garden during the sunrise. What most people don’t realize is the …

The last seconds …

…. before completion of last night’s sunset.