JUstDreamInparadise.......JUDI living in Paradise
I am fifty something and I love my family and the life I live. I'm an optimistic person by nature and I try to find a positive for every negative. I'm not a vegetarian, but the animal I eat is. I enjoy cooking, photography and scrapbooking. Since living here I have become a gardener and take immense joy in the beauty of my garden. My husband and I feel that we are the caretakers of the land rather than land owners. We run a grass fed Droughtmaster Stud on our little piece of Paradise and the cattle are a never ending supply of photo opportunities.
Thursday, 28 June 2012
Is this a Moth Orchid?
There are some things in life that are just too amazing and beautiful for words.
I think Mother Nature took her time and put everything she had into creating orchids.
When I look at this orchid I am mesmerised by its beauty. It only flowers for me every two years but the wait is so worthwhile.
The orchid was given to us as a house-warming present five years ago and to tell you the truth I didn't know too much about growing orchids, and still don't. But I did know that they like dappled shade so I tied the orchid to a lovely old grapefruit tree that we have growing in the garden and I wrapped "Grandad's Beard" all around the roots, and that's it! No soil, no fertiliser it just blooms.
I have no idea what this orchid is called and would really love someone to leave a comment to let me know what it is.