Yesterday when I was out in my garden I noticed how interesting the leaves on my Lenten Rose were. I don’t think I have ever seen them so beautiful. Nearby the leaves of the pulmonaria are also amazing. There seem to be two sorts. A blotchy sort. and a spotty sort. The leaves of the… Read More Leaves can be interesting too
This is mainly about clematis and they were taken a few days ago when it was still sunny. There is more of the Lemon Dream they are so dainty and here they are seen from below. At the other end of the garden my Diana’s Delight clematis has started to flower. Interestingly they have different… Read More More from the Garden
At least it seems to be doing so in my garden. It’s also springing on Southampton Common but I feel more comfortable just taking mental photographs when I go for my daily exercise. My apple tree is now in full glorious blossoming. Apple blossom is so lovely when it is there in abundance. One of… Read More Spring has Sprung
Happy Easter to you all Easter is about Hope and New Life so here as a follow up to last Sunday.
My view of the garden when I sit in the corner behind the apple tree! The blossom is beginning to open. And a smaller ‘arty’ version. Which do you prefer? The rose I showed you as a bud Has opened And look closer And indoors some daisies from flowers my son bought me.
I don’t normally do silent Sunday posts but I just wanted to share these. ****
Especially at a time like this. I have been watching my apple tree these last few days. Every day the buds get bigger. I look forward to the blossom and then hopefully apples! There is so much to see in the garden just now, even if mine is very small. There are traces of the… Read More The Joy of a Garden
With the fondness for alliteration in naming posts aligned to particular days of the week and feeling a delight at the large cluster of primroses in my garden this year I decided to create this post. The primroses were given to me a few years ago by a friend who was having to reduce the… Read More Flowery Friday
This morning I went out in the rain for a walk round Southampton Common, delighting in the joys of nature and regretting that it is not possible to take photographs in the rain. I came home, opened the curtains across the patio door and looked out to see wet paving that looked so awful underneath… Read More Too much rain isn’t good for paving!