I am back home again after a week escaping to the cool of the mountains to stay with friends in Rovereto and Asiago. The garden is now in drought survival mode, the only flowers are those in the cut flower beds where there is irrigation! I know that it has been hot in the UK but you need to add 5 to 8″C to that temperature to have any idea of the heat here. We did have a thunderstorm with a good amount of rain on Saturday afternoon so the situation is not as bad as last year, just think of the poor gardeners in Spain where it has been 45″C this weekend.
Monday is when Cathy at Rambling in the Garden asks us to fill a vase with flowers from our own gardens. Today I have a similar vase to a couple of weeks ago, but as it is my favourite Blue and White combination perhaps you’ll forgive me. The second vase is a bit of a strange mix but looks a little like a meadow in a vase, which is rather fun. Continue reading