All the twenties in our date today. Hopefully that’s a good omen. My little vase today shows off Tulip ‘Love Dance’. I bought them for cutting, but I found it very hard to do this morning. They look so sweet in the garden. So I settled for four flowers only. To them I added the … Continue reading In a vase on Monday. April 20 2020
My goodness, doesn’t failure excelerate the rate at which we learn? The top half of the Hornbeam Gardens, where the cut flowers are, is doing just fine because they are treated like vegetables and watered regularly. But the lower Hornbeam Gardens have not at all lived up to the picture I had for them in … Continue reading September musings 2
I guess I must have a bit of an addiction – not just to Cathy’s lovely ‘In a Vase on Monday’ meme at Rambling in the Garden, but also (and more seriously!) to delphiniums. Now the thing is, they are not the kind of plant I would normally be comfortable growing. They require far too … Continue reading In a vase on Monday – back in the game!
We had a very heavy frost again last night. So many young shoots destroyed! My Magnolia soulangeana ‘Lennei’, which has just flowered for the first time, is a mass of drooping, sad leaves. As is the little Cercis silaquastrum. I do hope they come back again. I’ve chosen Narcissus poeticus for my vase today. Included … Continue reading In a vase on Monday