It’s hot, it’s humid, the garden would love some rain…
Tropical, annuals and vines in today’s Six on Saturday
Two springs ago I planted five ‘Tinilco’ Asiatic lilies and boy, did they ever come up beautifully this year! I was all set to enjoy a few weeks of their deep maroon loveliness but the gardening gods had other plans – almost all the buds were nipped off, some just a day before opening, others […]
I placed a stool on our back porch a few weeks ago, wanting somewhere to put a glass of water or sandwich when I’m sitting in the comfy chair, resting between gardening chores. It’s also the perfect spot for a blowsy, informal vase of flowers. I’m just rambling around this morning, watering where needed (ie […]
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 […]