Cathy at Words and Herbs asks us to choose one view of our garden and show it each week. It is a great exercise for learning how much (or little) a view changes during the seasons. Continue reading
Month: July 2016
In a Vase on Monday – Sunny Days
Monday is the day to pick flowers from your garden, pop them into a vase and join Cathy at Rambling in the Garden. I’ve always loved having cut flowers in the house but rarely did so before deciding cut flower borders were the way to go; this meme has kept the momentum going when other things could have got in the way of actually picking and arranging the flowers. Continue reading
Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day – Pruned shapes
This month I don’t want to focus on individual plants but on the forms created in the garden by pruning and pose the question is this natural? Continue reading
Tuesday View July 19 2016
Every Tuesday Cathy at Words and Herbs asks us to share one view of our garden so we can assess its performance through the seasons. Continue reading
In a Vase on Monday – Hot Pinks and ….
Monday is here again and it is time to rise to Cathy at Rambling in the Garden challenge to pick flowers from our own gardens to enjoy in our homes. Continue reading
Mid July Harvest
It is over a month since I last wrote about the vegetable garden and there is much more to harvest now. Continue reading
Tuesday View 12th July 2016
The last week has been scorching hot; by 9 am I need to close all the windows that are open at night to let some cool air into the house. The outer and inner shutters are closed so that the house is dark. So far it still feels cool when I walk into the house from outside, I don’t know how much longer that will last. Continue reading
In a vase on Monday – Rich and Sumptuous
Last week Cathy at Rambling in the Garden sent out a challenge to create a Japanese style flower arrangement this week; I have to tell you I failed! I’m sorry Cathy but there are just too many flowers demanding to be picked to fill vase upon vase with home grown blooms. I will try in the future, I promise but for today restraint has not been my watchword. Continue reading
Looking good today
This is being posted from my iPhone so lacking the links I would like to be adding.
Today has been too hot, now in the late evening it is a pleasure to be outside listening to frogs and birds?
The lights put in last autumn in the new area created when the formal beds were removed are adding to the enjoyment of the garden immensely.
Tuesday View 5th July 2016
Every Tuesday Cathy at Words and Herbs asks us to choose a view and share it each week so we can see developments and seasonal changes. Continue reading