30 August, 2013

Beach salvia against the bleak midwinter

by Diana Studer
- gardening for biodiversity
in Cape Town, South Africa



Cape Town is now locked in the grip of a second very cold front. We even have snow on Table Mountain with more to come. Perhaps when the weather clears, there will be snow lying on our Elephant’s forehead. Between cold fronts we had blue sky and sun after the rain. I caught my sun-captured photos while I had a brief window of opportunity.

Salvia africana-lutea bud
in lime, lemon, toast and marmalade

01 August, 2013

Simon’s Town by the sea

by Diana Studer
- gardening for biodiversity
in Cape Town, South Africa



We are going thru another round of Life Happens. Last month, for my birthday we had a day and a night off. We went to Simon’s Town. Arriving tired and stressed out to a friendly welcome. I settled on the sofa in front of the window and balcony, with my vanilla tea (choose your tea!) and book. 

Evening at Simon's Town