Quote of the day:
“Just a minute” said a voice in the weeds.
So I stood still
in the day’s exquisite early morning light.
– Mary Oliver
Forage in June for:
Dog Rose, Elderflower, Ash Keys, Honeysuckle, Lime flowers, Ox-eye Daisies, Wild Strawberries
Category Archives: Flowers
Daffodils, with their large, sunny trumpets, are beaming happy vibes in every direction of our garden right now, making it a perfect pick-me-up place to be. And today, I’ve brought a jug of those bright blooms indoors to share for … Continue reading
I just read that the Queen posed with Justin Trudeau in front of a massive vase of blue and yellow flowers as a gesture of support for Ukraine. Well, my blue and yellow vase for today’s In a Vase on … Continue reading
Since the beginning of December Cathy at Words and Herbs has been running ‘A Week of Flowers‘ to cheer and brighten our lives. It’s been an absolutely delight to dip into so many people’s passions and favourites. I’ve loved it! … Continue reading
Something was tugging on a memory as I was admiring the gloriously sunny flower of Leucospermum ‘Goldie’ in Kris Peterson’s #Day4 flower post. Now I know that can’t grow such an exotic plant here in England, but … and then … Continue reading
I’ve not posted for a bit (busy and distracted, sorry), but Cathy’s lovely idea for celebrating a week of flowers, to cheer and inspire us at this time of year, was too welcome an opportunity to miss without applauding it … Continue reading
I couldn’t let Cathy’s (cathy@ramblinginthegarden) celebration of eight years hosting the meme ‘In a Vase on Monday‘ pass without a shout-out. Congratulations Cathy! 416 beautiful flower arrangements is an inspiring achievement … But that’s not all, because each vase is … Continue reading
I don’t feel too bad about cutting flowers from the garden at this time of year, since there is a rapidly approaching natural end in sight for many of them. For instance, the winds last week already culled a few … Continue reading