Harmattan blossoms: Bougainvillea
Bougainvillea are currently the most cultivated climbing decorative plants for their beautiful blooms. The bougainvillea brings lots of color to the garden.
Harmattan clean up
The harmattan comes with a blanket of heavy dust over everything. The garden gets most of its dry windy onslaught, with dead leaves and twigs fallen on the ground. Dead flower heads and dead leaves on perennials and dead annual plants. Looking around everywhere are the debris of another Harmattan. There’s no point pretending you’re…
January is the month that heralds “The New Year’ which comes at the height of the Harmattan season. The rains have long seized to fall, giving way to the Harmattan’s dry winds which blankets the landscape with its grey dust. Most plants manage to stay alive; the deciduous shedding their leaves, while those that keep…