I’m thoroughly cheesed off with my garden at the moment, I can’t whip up any enthusiasm for doing all that needs doing, so my attention is turning indoors. One of my kitchen windows faces north east and is proving to be just the right spot for my indoor flowering plants. No sun but plenty of light, just what they need. Outside at the moment the wind is howling through the trees and the rain is lashing the windows, leaves are falling everywhere but these plants are nice and cosy indoors.
My first Christmas cactus to flower, I’ve never known it to be so early before.
The plant is covered with buds, up to now there are over 30 more flowers to come, but I’m sure more buds will form, hopefully I will still have some flowers for Christmas.
I won this orchid in a raffle back in July, more flowers are forming all the time, I’m very pleased with it so far and hope this continues.
I’ve grown orchids before but can never get them to repeat flower, hopefully it will be different with this one.
This African violet was passed onto me by a friend quite a while ago, it doesn’t seem to want to stop flowering, surely it must want a rest soon.
Such a lovely colour, this Streptocarpus has flowered all summer and is now winding down for a rest, it deserves it.
The dark background to all my photos is because I couldn’t sleep with all the wind and rain. The tiles were rattling on the roof, so in the end I got up even though it was only 4.30am and pitch black outside!
I like my windowsill of flowering plants, but once it starts getting frosty at night, I think I will have to bring them further into the room so they stay warm. They bring a smile to my face when I see them first thing in the morning and I’m still smiling when I see them last thing at night.