Posts Tagged ‘gardening’

large red poppy

Poppies Galore

I think I’m what you might call a wimpy gardener. I’m the sort of person who becomes anxious if I cut a few flowers away from the main plant. Worrying because the flowers would have a longer life in the garden than in a vase in the house. I’ll only do this if there is a profusion of […] Read more…

Oxeye Daisy

June Wildflowers

Wandering down the far end of the meadow with my dog, I get an enormous amount of pleasure. Because there, by the little bridge we’ve created over the winter stream, is my tiny meadow of wildflowers. I am absolutely thrilled to bits with it. The dominant flower at the moment is the Oxeye Daisy, but around […] Read more…

Granny's Bonnet

In the May Garden

I’m taking the week off. Yes, I know, I’m here now typing away but I just couldn’t resist posting these pictures of the flowers in my garden. I never thought I’d say this, but I love looking at them; in real life and through pictures. Especially the lupin. I could gaze at the lupin for […] Read more…

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Spring Flowers

At the beginning of this month I wrote a post about being inspired by Rachael Lucas’s book, Coming Up Roses, and how I was going to record what is happening in my garden. Well, this picture shows what is happening. Gorgeous colours, that’s what. Beautiful spring flowers. After a winter of dirty green and muddy brown, the […] Read more…