My vase this week is one of a pair of glass milk jugs I’ve had lying around for a while. I don’t recall how they came into the house; likely they were the spoils of an afternoon spent visiting antique shops here in the County. There is no dairy by this name any longer, and […]
Native perennials (mainly) in this week’s vase of flowers
White Echinacea and colourful Zinneas are taking centre stage in my August gardens
In late summer, 2017, we sat on the back steps, pulling apart hollyhock seedheads, spilling seeds into a old coffee tin for later sowing, planting and giving away. Needless to say, a lot of these seeds wound up in the gravel and grass around the back steps instead of in the tin. They’ve been germinating […]
Colourful and tasty Nasturtiums are packed into the kitchen garden.
A Japanese vase inspires this week’s collection of cut flowers.
White was a dominant colour in the garden over the weekend.
A wonderful cut flower – Ranunculus is now blooming in my garden.
I was out early yesterday morning, along with the birds and the mosquitoes, snipping a few peonies before the day heated up (which it did!) to attenpt a big, blowsy case of pink and red. Along the way, I also made two snips of a mock range (Philadelphus ‘Starbright’) just this weekend coming into bloom. […]
Tall bearded Iris make a statement in today’s vase.