Times are a little turbulent and it’s been a grey summer so far, but some flowers are doing just fine. Hardy geraniums, single clematis, small spray roses, foxgloves and poppies.
Beautiful flowers in the garden, as arrangements or simply as a single bloom bring some cheer to our daily grind.
Although I have been moaning about the English weather in previous posts, I have had enough survivors by the beginning of July for two mantlepiece arrangements.
Here is the group of five plants that were in bud at the beginning of June.
Now two weeks of early summer sun and light rain and . . . we now have the foxgloves out.
And the Oriental poppies, pink roses and the knautia.
The garden is full of daisies.
However, we’ve to wait a little for the salvia and then much later for the hollyhocks.
But time is marching on and it’s almost time to start clearing away the euphorbia bracts after all the seeds have popped out.