Overnight last Thursday, Friday and Saturday we had below freezing temperatures and woke to frosty white lawns and leaves, not to mention petals on the remaining garden flowers. It’s much warmer this week but the damage has been done, and although Calendula and Antirrhinum (Snapdragons) have held their own, the Zinnias, Salvia, strawflowers and Dahlias […]
It’s Thanksgiving Monday here in Canada; we had friends for turkey dinner yesterday, with all the traditional fixings and a vase of cut, end of season, flowers fresh from the garden. You know it’s end of the season because zinnias aren’t looking that great while dahlias are looking better than ever. As part of Cathy’s […]
Bright pink and fluorescent orange are the non-complimentary colours in today’s vase of cut flowers.
Whoever thought earwigs were beneficial insects?
The very photogenic strawflower has a vase to itself this week.
Strawflowers add a lot of colour to the garden right until hard frost.
Ranunculus and Echinacea – right on time for a vase of fresh cut flowers.
Lupins and Iris are now adding joyous colour to the garden.
It’s snowy outside so let’s cheer things up with a throw back to last October, when Zinnias were in full bloom.
A few more Zinnias in today’s vase of cut flowers.