Tag Archives: Flowers

Wordless Wednesday: Easter Flowers

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In a Vase on Monday: Flurries of White

We spent Easter Sunday in the garden, including a picnic by the pond, in glorious sunshine with greengage and damson blossom bursting around our heads. Wonderful! In the gentle breeze an odd petal or two drifted down on to the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Wishing you a very Happy Christmas

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A Week of Flowers: Day 6 – 27/11/2020

Continuing to day six of Cathy’s (Words and Herbs) uplifting flower-sharing week …  and hopefully spreading a little cheer round the web. Today I am thinking that you can’t beat poppies: Click the link to enjoy more beautiful blooms.

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A Week of Flowers:Day 4 – 25/11/2020

Cathy at Words and Herbs is spreading cheer and sunshine this week (22-28th November) by posting daily flowery pictures. She has asked everyone to join in if they can, to combat Lockdown, Covid and other stresses and worries. You can … Continue reading

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In a vase on Monday – Lazy Herb Salad

For lunch at the weekend I ‘prepared’ a lazy salad fresh from the garden: ‘Erbette’ perpetual spinach, beetroot leaves, chives, parsley, coriander, mizuna, red veined sorrel. I washed the leaves and stood them in a pint glass of water for … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday – So this is when Vincas look good!

The garden has turned distinctly mushy over the last couple of days. Lots of plants and seed heads have lost their backbone. Our patio archway, which is covered in acres of green passionflower vine is now looking like it’s had … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Summer holidays and feeling the burn

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In a Vase on Monday – Lilac: A symbol of passion and love

Lilacs: They have such a short, but deliciously fragrant flowering season. They make me think of France and village fetes and bunting and trips to quaint tea shops. Did you know that lilacs are part of the olive family, Oleaceae? … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – The secret life of Arums

   

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