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banana grove

Our banana grove is looking replete ! How on earth will we eat all those ?

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Botanic Gardens Dominica

Some pictures of Roseau’s Botanical Gardens yesterday.

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cannon ball tree

The flower of the cannon ball tree in Roseau’s Botanical Gardens today.

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Living fence

An update on my living fence experiment. It’s alive ….

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the living fence

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I’m experimenting with a living fence along the southern boundary of my garden. In England I would have used willow for this task but it doesn’t grow here so I’m trying glory cedar (Gliricidia sepium) instead. Fortunately after I had finished this first section it rained so I’m hopeful it will grow. Though it should […]

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A short (non commercial) photo slideshow of preparations through to grand opening. I was very proud of my little village this week. Giraudel Flower Show 2014 from paul crask on Vimeo. The lovely backing track is Sempre Ricordo from the Opera Babes album Beyond Imagination. Hope the babes are okay with me using it.

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Fri-2-(1)

Final day of preparations and things are taking shape. Amazing creativity, dazzling colours. Don’t forget, the show starts tomorrow (Sat 3rd) at 10am and runs through to Wed 7th.

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Thu-1-(1)

More work, more fabulous creations taking shape.

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Wed-30-(1)

More preparations for the big day.