During these drab, drought-stricken times we need some cheer in the form of a bright colour. I have looked through my files for examples of cheerful yellow.
How the various varieties of gazanias survive in the dry conditions of the veld – especially during this long period of drought – never ceases to amaze me.
The buds of the canary creeper are already beginning to swell so that I will soon be able to show updated photographs of these delightful yellow flowers that bloom at this time of the year.
The sweet-smelling flowers of the Vachellia (Acacia) karoo are always worth the wait.
Not indigenous, yet fun to have in the garden, are sunflowers.