Sunday, 16 October 2016

Bringing in my Cornish Window box for Winter

 This year I planted up my kitchen window box with  succulents and pelargoniums .
I called it my Cornish window box  , but actually most of the things in there are actually South African plants and the Agave is from South America .
 Well I think it did really well and now all I have to do is get it into the greenhouse and hopefully I will be putting it out again next Spring .

 It's looking good and flowering away on this South facing window ledge .
That's some of my collection of Heart Stones on the window ledge behind .

Pretty Aeonium and sweet mesembryanthemum (or "Sally me 'ansom s  " as they are called in Cornwall ) looking pretty right now , but yesterday we had some scary thunder and lightening and torrential rain ......actually while I was having my flu jab at Mullion Health Centre .... we had a power cut !
   Anyway  , I was thinking I'd better get a move on and get some of my more precious plants into shelter .

         It was heavier than I expected and  awkward even in the wheel barrow .......

.....but I got it though the veg garden and up the slope to the greenhouse , a quick cup of tea and a chocolate biscuit to give me strength  and then ......

...... shoved it into the greenhouse ....yes .... no .....there's not a lot of room in there now !
 I can just about squeeze in there now to open and close the windows .
                                           Aah ! That's that job done !


  1. I do like the thought of the tea and chocolate biscuit!

    1. .....o.k ! I had two ! :)