Category Archives: A week of flowers

A Week of Flowers, Day Seven: Dahlias at Their Best

For the final day of this meme, hosted by Cathy of Words and Herbs, I am remembering dahlias at their peak at the end of September, after rallying following the earlier extreme heat.

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A week of Flowers , Day 6: No Reason to Feel Blue

For the sixth day of a Week of Flowers, the annual meme hosted by Cathy of Words and Herbs, I am taking the slow boat and revisiting this IAVOM post from early July – love those blues!

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A Week of Flowers, Day 5: Tulips

Today’s reminiscing is about tulips, with pictures from the end of April and early May, with species tulip ‘Little Beauty’ (above) and Tulip ‘Exotic Emperor’ below: I added more of usually reliable parrot tulip ‘Victoria’s Secret’ (below) last year, so … Continue reading

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A Week of Flowers, Day 4: Combinations

Today’s photograph was one of six combinations for a Six on Saturday post in the middle of May, featuring three stars of the late spring border: allium, astrantia and aquilegia. Sadly it isn’t the best of photographs but, nevertheless, these … Continue reading

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A Week of Flowers, Day 3: Buzzin’

My contribution to third day of Cathy’s (Words and Herbs) Week of Flowers showcases a pair of bees enjoying the nectar of Veronica longifolia ‘Marietta’ in mid July, supported by persicaria (probably’Orangefield’) and an agapanthus grown from a seedling supplied … Continue reading

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A Week of Flowers, Day 1: Really?

I was scrolling through potential photos for Cathy of Words and Herb’s annual Week of Flowers meme, and was taken aback by this shot of one of the bold borders at the end of June, as I really don’t remember … Continue reading

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A Week of Flowers, Remembering August 2021

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A Week of Flowers, Remembering July 2021

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A Week of Flowers, Remembering June 2021

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A week of Flowers, Remembering May 2021

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