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Ina Vase on Monday: HOT!
I think everyone of us who lives in the UK knows it has been hot! hot! hot! for weeks (and accordingly dry! dry! dry!) and despite hints of possible thunderstorms in some parts, the weather app on my phone doesn’t … Continue reading
Posted in cutting beds, Gardening, Gardens, In a Vase on Monday Tagged Calendula 'Indian Prince', Inula magnifica, Sunflower 'Microsun', zinnia 55 Comments
In a Vase on Monday: A Pair of Snips
I have to confess that this vase was not created especially for IAVOM, but when the time came to create this week’s vase I liked the existing one so much that I decided to share it with you. The contents … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening, Gardens, In a Vase on Monday Tagged Aconitum 'Spark's Variety', Inula magnifica 68 Comments
Wordless Wednesday: Lazing on a Sunny Afternoon
Posted in Gardening, Gardens, Wildlife, Wordless Wednesday Tagged butterflies, Inula magnifica, small tortoiseshell 12 Comments
In a Vase on Monday: And So to Bed
Sometimes a vase and its contents, props and title come together like a dream and this is one such time. I know I used roses last week, but a new flush of these tiny apricot blooms proved too hard to … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening, Gardens, In a Vase on Monday Tagged Cornus 'Midwinter Fire', Inula magnifica, Rose 'Sweet Dreams', rose hips 63 Comments
In a vase on Monday: Heads and Tails
My how I dithered this morning – and even found myself thinking about the vase contents when I woke during the night, not something I make a habit of, fortunately! All week I had been considering the little group of … Continue reading
Garden Bloggers Blooms Day: All Right for Some
There may be a bit of a floral lull in the garden in July, but nectar loving creatures are still finding what they need, as the above butterfly on Inula hookeri (last week’s Wordless Wednesday’s Citrus Swirl) shows. The majority … Continue reading
Posted in container & basket plants, Garden Bloggers Blooms Day, Gardens, In a Vase on Monday Tagged Ammi magus, Briza maxima, Crocosmia 'Lucifer', Geum 'Totally Tangerine', hemerocallis, Inula hookeri, Inula magnifica, marigold, Orlaya grandiflora, Penstemon 'Just Jayne', Veronica spicata 'Barcarolle' 20 Comments
In a vase on Monday: Sunset
Having had my eye on the increasing stature of a grown-from-seed Inula magnifica for a number of weeks, awaiting the first flowers to use in a Monday vase, I was pleased to see that the main flower was just beginning … Continue reading
Hot, Hot, Hot!
Other things precluded spending time in the garden today, but on returning from an afternoon visiting an elderly friend in hospital I thought I would make the effort and actually SIT in the garden with a cup of tea – … Continue reading
Posted in container & basket plants, fruit, Gardening, Gardens Tagged Autumn fruiting raspberries, hanging baskets, Inula magnifica 25 Comments