What's Looking Good In January 2022

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  1. groundbeetle

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    @Logan, your Polyanthus must be very happy in your garden to be flowering so early. Mine are still just leaves. None of my bulbs are anywhere near flowering, but there are a lot of their green shoots and I see more and more green shoots every day. Strange how a few snowdrops and crocuses can make me feel so happy.
     
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    • Logan

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      Thank you @groundbeetle some of them do start early and I planted nearly all of them in autumn.
       
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        My wife had some geraniums in tubs and once they were past their first flush she was going to dump them. I grabbed them for my patch and they happily flowered for a good deal longer.
        We cut them back at the beginning of November and now the first of them has started to bloom again. In January!

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          Hesperantha hybrid grown from seed many years ago. Flowers sporadically throughout the year.
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            Some cuttings that I taken last year
            Trailing fuchsias don't look much at the moment.
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            Trailing geraniums got to be potted on
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            Fleebane that I put in the hanging baskets with the fuchsias and geraniums. There's 4 in each because some won't make it
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              Cuttings are looking great @Logan :smile:
               
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                  Just a few bright sparks that I came across this afternoon doing their best to brighten up a dreary Winter garden.


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                    That is lovely and colourful Upsy ... ans I see what you mean about damp out there ob the path!
                     
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                      Thanks Vicky. Yes by looking at the pics you'd think that we had rain wouldn't you!!
                      Horrible, horrible!!!
                       
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                        I just noticed that my snowdrop shoots have flower buds on them. Lots of bulbs have shoots but no flowers, even the freesia bulbs that I planted last autumn have lots of shoots, though no flowers yet, I wasn't expecting them to even grow.
                         
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                          Amazed by your leucodendron @stephenprudence ! I keep mine in a greenhouse.
                          In flower at the moment:
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                          Acacia baileyana
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                          Grevillea semperflorens in front of Kniphofia Christmas Cheer
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                          In the greenhouse - protea White Knight
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                            By the garden gate
                            First Camellia and the sweet box underneath.The perfume from the Sarcocca is wonderful....[
                             
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                              Not a good picture, but the Cape Leeuwin wattle is still flowering despite the slight frosts we have had.
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                              Still picking some Clementines.
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                                Jasminum nudiflorum which has fallen off its trellis and is lying on top of a low retaining wall ...

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                                Buds on white Helleborus niger ...

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