Watermelon Anyone?

I’m so delighted I could almost squeal.

Look at the gorgeous little flower on my Watermelon Frangipani.

Solo bloom on my Watermelon Frangipani

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My Happy Little Hoya

Tucked away, behind the bare branches of another plant, I discovered a little gem a few days ago.

My Hoya in Flower

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Frangipani Heaven

Hidden away on the Sunshine Coast, between Nambour and Maroochydore, is a little gem of a farm.  With paddocks and paddocks full of frangipani trees of all shapes and sizes, both common and exotic, not to mention all the colours and wonderful perfumes, it is an absolute delight to behold.

And for a couple of hours on Saturday, I was in Frangipani Heaven.

When my friend Lisa asked if I’d like to go with her to the Sunshine Coast Frangipani Farm open day, naturally I said ‘Yes!’ and, naturally, I took my camera along.
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A Bloomin’ Good Time

With blue skies and sunshine, my camera in hand, and its battery fully charged, I headed out into my garden to take a few ‘happy snaps’.

So, as promised last weekend, the following is a bit of a ‘pictorial’ update on how the garden is coming along.  Certainly, everything is loving the warmer weather and, following a glorious 88 mm drenching last Tuesday (3.4 inches of rain), it’s lovely to see my plants ‘singing’ so to speak.
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My First Orchid

Of all the myriad colours that Crucifix Orchids come in, I’m wrapped that my first orchid to flower is a colour true to my heart.

I don’t remember who gave me this plant, whether it was my friend Denise, or my friend Sue, (deep down inside, I do think it was Sue), but I couldn’t be more delighted with the gorgeous colour it just so happens to be.
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