I’m linking with Cathy at Words and Herbs for the weekly View of one part of the garden. Continue reading
Cathy at Rambling in the garden has some very special flowers to share with us all today so even if you can’t join with a vase of your own today do follow the links to her post. Yesterday we were kindly invited to lunch with a friend; strange as it seems so late in the year, yesterday was Easter for those of the Orthodox faith; it therefore seemed appropriate to take her a hand-tied bouquet. I intended using Sweet William and Dianthus but these just didn’t provide the look I wanted so I continued picking other stems to create a light spring time bouquet. Continue reading
The weather for the last week has been horrible! Cold, windy freezing at night and grey or hailing during the day. This morning when I looked out of the window there was blue sky and sunshine. It was surprising therefore when I discovered that 5 miles away in Viterbo it had snowed; and it had snowed enough to stop the buses running early in the morning and that the traffic had been chaos.
It being Monday it is time to join Cathy at Rambling in the garden for the weekly challenge of finding something from the garden to put in a vase. Frankly I thought it would be more dried material this week, the garden has been bleak under the dark skies. But of course the sun makes all the difference and I decided to search hard for some living material that might be a bit different to the usual evergreens I have been using. Continue reading
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.
What combinations are pleasing you this month?