Wordless Wednesday – Iris unguicularis

Iris unguicularis

Iris unguicularis

I’m pleased to see that the divisions I’ve made of Iris unguicularis are all now producing flowers. It is the plant that flowers for the longest period during winter; often from November to May

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Tuesday View(s)

It is windy today, VERY WINDY.  It is also the coldest it has been since last winter.  At 2 pm it is 4.7°C according to the forecast on my phone.  Having just been for a short walk I’m sure that’s right, especially if the wind chill is factored in.  The wind speed is between 33 and 44 km/hour; almost all the remaining leaves from the trees in the garden are now on the ground. Continue reading

In a vase on Monday – Homage to autumn

Another bright and sunny day here in central Italy, that said there was rain for a lot of the weekend and very heavy rain through the night.

But there is no denying that autumn is in the air, I therefore decided that I would celebrate the season with a vase of seed-heads and fruits. Continue reading