31 mai 2017

End of the Month View - May 2017

As they say, gardeners dream of how their gardens will look like in May. Peonies and roses together, all shrubs in bloom, summer salvia spreading its great blue in the garden, coral bells adding colour to the flower beds. Best time of the year.

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The Tuesday View: 30th May 2017

29 mai 2017

In a Vase on Monday - Transition

It is the end of May and the garden is ready to welcome summer after a great season of spring flowers. To mark this transition, in my today vase I have combined the last Anemones (De Caen) in the garden and the first Lavender in bloom in a very old glass vase found in a grandmother s shed.Have a great summer, gardeners around the world!

22 mai 2017

In a Vase on Monday: May Blues and the First Rose

Today I have put in my vase the first rose that bloomed yesterday and some blue and purple beauties that are open in the garden - Anemones, Salvia, a Siberian Iris, some Lobellia, two pansies, Myosotis, Aquilegia and even a few spikes of fresh Lavender.