A few houseplants (Practise what you preach…)

A few of my houseplants, dotted throughout the conservatory, kitchen, sitting room, bedrooms and bathrooms and all with their own particular requirements for sunshine, shade, indirect but bright light, humidity and watering regime. Plenty of room for more I think though .... Many of the pots are Burmese, though I should correctly say from Myanmar.…

Mount Teide Volcano, Tenerife

Or rather 'right plant, right place' - even in these extreme environments, many plants are thriving I had the good fortune of visiting Mount Teide on Tenerife recently - the cone of the volcano rising to become Spain's highest point, set within the high walls of a collapsed caldera. And the sun shone. Not the…