In a vase on Monday, August already!

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.

There were flowers to pick when I came home so I am able to join Cathy at Rambling in the garden for this special meme. Continue reading

In a vase on Monday – Add a little lime!

Monday is here again and it is time to share a vase of flowers from our own gardens with Cathy at Rambling in the Garden.  A lovely way to start the week. Continue reading