Quote of the day:
“… then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.
– William Wordsworth
Forage in March for:
Cleavers, Dandelion flowers and leaves, Gorse flowers, Ground Elder , Hop shoots, Alexanders, Primroses, Wild Plum blossom, Sweet Violets
Tag Archives: annual
Wordless Wednesday – FEED ME!
Posted in Flowers, The home garden, Wordless Tagged annual, climbers, Cobaea scandens, Gardening, Photography, Purple, Rocky Horror Show 9 Comments
Wordless Wednesday – You may need sunglasses for some of these dazzlers
Posted in Nature, Plants, Wordless Tagged annual, bright colours, cut flowers, everlasting, Flowers, Gardening, Gardens, Helichrysum bracteatum, Strawflower 2 Comments
Kiss me over the garden gate – but only if you have a ladder!
I like to experiment with new plants each year and with a nickname like Kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate, Persicaria orientalis sounded like an entertaining annual to try to grow from seed. It’s an old-fashioned cottage garden plant, growing to 4ft (~1.2m) apparently. I’d … Continue reading
Posted in Nature, Plants, The home garden Tagged annual, Gardening, growing from seed, kiss me over the garden gate, Looking Good, Persicaria orientalis, plants, tassles 31 Comments