Friday, March 9, 2012

Are You Ready To Be Beguiled Again?

One of many displays in the nursery, Aspidistra.
All aboard! Jump on the Aspidistra Bus to continue our excursion to this quirkiest of quirky Western Cape (South Africa) nursery!

Sue Langley, author of the addictive blog, Sierra Foothill Garden and her latest and very exciting additional blog, Flea Market Gardening, tweeted about my last post on Aspidistra and mentioned it on her Facebook page, on Wednesday. As of this evening (Friday), that post has attracted in excess of 900 page views, skyrocketing itself right off the charts in terms of total page views, to date, of any other single post on Driftwood Ramblings.  The majority of these views can only be accounted for directly as a result of Sue having 'put the word out' on it. Thank you, Sue!

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Visiting my Favourite Nursery...Aspidistra!

Willie Schmidt is the mastermind behind this beautiful nursery and every single time I visit, there are new things to experience, frequently changes that make me gasp from sheer enjoyment of this exceedingly creative landscape designer's talent. 

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Who are our real friends?

Melynda Fleury, blogger extraordinaire and debut author of Just Nonsense
We all know the cliche that, in prosperity, our friends know who we are, but in adversity, we know who our friends are.

This rings no truer than for Melynda and three of her wonderfully supportive friends who, in her time of need, have rallied together to really make a difference.