Do bees do have knees? They carry pollen back to the hive in sacs on their legs, but the origin of the phrase is uncertain. But the meaning is more certain – excellent, or the best possible. In mid August in my garden, the best possible flowers for bees are held on Teucrium x lucidrys. Daisies are popular, […]Read more "The Bees’s Knees"
Most of my plants come from Garden Centres or nurseries but there are one or two exceptions. Several years ago, I decided to buy a couple of hibiscus shrubs from my local Woolworth’s store – they had a special offer at the time. The two I chose were ‘Red Heart’ and ‘Bluebird’. ‘Red Heart’ duly […]Read more "This one’s not in Plant Finder"