I had a few things that needed to be done first thing this morning and I wasn’t convinced there would be anything to pick for a vase to today so I wasn’t sure I would join Cathy at Rambling in the Garden‘s Monday challenge to find something in our own gardens to cut and put in a vase to enjoy in our homes. Continue reading
Welcome to GBFD, we I ask you to think about the foliage in your garden rather than the flowers; when I walked out into the garden late yesterday evening to take some images of foliage that was making an impact in the garden I thought that it would be impossible to take any wide angle shots because May is when everything flowers in my garden.
However I was wrong! The very hot beginning to May has meant that many plants have flowered and have now decided a rest is in order and have finished. Continue reading
Welcome to Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day, where we celebrate all kinds of foliage, green, evergreen, silver, gold or red.
As the forecast for today wasn’t great I decided to photograph the garden on Wednesday. The first images were taken in the morning when there was a weak wintery sun. I selected some parts of the garden that for some reason are rarely featured or are the background to some feature I wish to talk about.
Just as I was beginning to write I glanced out of the kitchen window and saw that the late afternoon sun was illuminating the garden. I grabbed the camera, and managed to capture a few magic moments. Continue reading