Having a garden in Cyprus is quite different to anywhere else in the world.
January and February are not my favourite months in the garden but there are some jobs that must be done.
Fiery orange flowers of pyrostegia, which can cover the side of a house given half a chance, will be sending out long tendrils full of heavy orange blooms.
In addition to this month’s featured plant, you can also see some of Patricia’s previous choices.
Global warming is on everyone’s lips these days. Pundits tell us that the earth is warming up fast and that gardens will probably all move up a climate category in the not too distant future.
Born in London and married to Brigadier (retired) Howard A J Jordan MBE.
You can read my monthly article in the Cyprus Mail and listen to me on the Cyprus Radio RIK Classic