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: Crocosmia
In a Vase on Monday – Off with their Heads!
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
Posted in Flowers Tagged Crocosmia, flower arranging, Gardening, In a vase on Monday, iris foetidissima, Japanese anemone, Rosehips, Seed heads 7 Comments
In a Vase on Monday – A summer birthday party
Today’s vase is in-your-face bright and cheerful, ‘cos we are celebrating the birth of our first grandchild. Born at the weekend, she’s a healthy weight, with a shock of thick, dark hair, eyes wide open and a ready smile. Sadly, … Continue reading
Posted in Flowers Tagged Crocosmia, flower arrangements, Gardening, Heliopsis, In a vase on Monday, verbena 14 Comments
Cliff top drama – Fiery Montbretia
I saw many lovely places and sights on our holiday in North Cornwall last week, but one of the abiding images I have is of vast tracts of Montbretia marching across the landscape. I have to say that they injected … Continue reading
Posted in Nature, Out and about, Wildflowers Tagged Cliffs, Coast, Cornwall, Crocosmia, Eupatorium, Hemp-agrimony, Montbretia, Port Gaverne, Port Isaac, Tintagel 10 Comments