Posts Tagged ‘wildflowers’

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…

Let’s Go Outside: Wildflower beauty

Sometimes I can dive into a project without thinking things through. When I decided to create a wildflower area in the meadow, because I wanted to give the bees something to feast on, I had no idea how hard is was going to be. I couldn’t just scatter the seeds in the grass and hope […] Read more…