Bougainvillea in December

When I lived in Wisconsin I always said to myself “I want to live someplace where I can grow bougainvillea”.

Well, here I am in Carassai. By most measures, it’s just a bit too cold and windy here in the winter to grow a bougainvillea, but nonetheless we planted one on the south side [...]

Roses

It’s 17:30 and I’ve just come inside from planting roses. Very old varieties of scented roses which I hope will become a hedge.

It gets dark around 17:30 at this time of year. The days have been warm and sunny with the damp air of autumn. Perfect for planting, not too hot, not too cold.

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