An abundance of rain has given an abundance of beauty.
A variety of summer flowers inthis week’s vase.
An unexpected guest makes an appearance in our summer garden.
Tough flowers can be really, really beautiful!
I have childhood memories of running through fields during summer holidays, laying in the grass, bees buzzing, fluffy white clouds in a clear blue sky, picking daisies, Today’s vase, on this first Monday of summer, brings back these memories, with Ox Eye Daisies (Leucanthemum vulgare – not native to North America but now found in […]
It’s the last weekend in August and the garden is already starting to take on an autumnal appearance. Tree leaves have started to turn yellow and even red, thanks in part to how dry July and August have been but also in response to shortening days and cooler nights. Some perennials are looked quite bedraggled […]
Gladioli make a one time only appearance in this week’s vase of fresh cut flowers.
Mainly pleasant surprises found in the mid August garden.
It’s been a pretty lovely week in the garden: a bit of rain early on, enough to fill the rain barrels and keep the tomatoes and beans happy; a lot of sunshine to keep the roses and zinnias and peppers happy; new blooms loaded with pollen to keep the bees happy. Every Saturday, The Propagator […]
Purple(ish) is the colour of the week for this week’s vase of fresh cut flowers.