Tuesday View 2nd May 2017

Today it has been really pleasantly warm, even a slight breeze was welcome. There is even more Irises in my view today and many others around the garden; I think they deserve a post all to themselves later in the week, but for today I’m linking with Cathy at Words and Herbs where many of us choose to share one view of our gardens each week.  Why not join us, just link to Cathy’s post so we can all find you. Continue reading

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May Feast – Some pleasing combinations

The garden is made up of individual plants that from part of combinations that create vistas.  I wanted to share some of the combinations that I feel are working well during May.

Cotinus ‘Palace Purple’ with Rosa ‘Old Blush’

Salvia with Hemerocallis Stella d’Oro and Phlomis suffruticosa

Rosa rubrifolia and Iris

bluey-pink aquilegea with Rosa Rhapsody in Blue and blue oat grass

Dark, moody Sedum with bright orange Californian poppy

Ground-cover verbena and Californian poppy

Iris ‘Kent Pride’ and Nandino

Rosa ‘Molineux’ with Iris

What combinations are pleasing you this month?