Monday, 12 June 2017

THE JOYS OF GARDENING


I love this time of the year. A view across my vegetable garden or is it Rose and flower garden, you choose.


So delighted with my catmint. Nepata six hills giant, it works so well in the box with the roses and so much less work than the annual cosmos, lupins and other plants I tried over the years. Also brilliant at supressing weeds.




New Dawn


Francis E Lester


Viticella Venosa Violacea


White Flower Carpet struggling a bit.


Giant Scabious -Cephalaria gigantea


Blush Rambler a delightful rose often flowers later than my other ramblers.


Yes it is a vegetable bed.


And a rose bed


Mayor of Casterbridge rose and as you see I always fail to prepare the scene by chopping out spent flowers - if only there was more time.


Sweet Juliet grown on tripods due to their height.


Rosa Mundi a spur from my Dad's garden.


Cornelia


Cottage rose one of my first David Austin roses which was moved three times before I found somewhere it was happy - I have successfully taken cuttings which are shared with my daughters.


Another love Delphiniums best grown together for ease of care.


Another glimpse of Blush Rambler - any volunteers to pull out Bindweed gratefully accepted.


Mayor of Casterbridge again


Rosa Gallica again a spur from my Dad's garden


Veilchenblau such an unusual colour flower quite a curiosity piece for visitors.



Comtesse du Bouchard


Regala Lillies


Arum lillies


Comtesse du Bouchard

A final glimpse before going indoors. Hope you enjoyed my garden.

3 comments:

  1. It´s a beautiful garden, I always enjoy your photos! thank you for sharing. besos Lilián

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  2. Hello Joanne, oh yes I enjoyed the photos of your garden, it is so beautiful! You give me much inspiration with your roses and flowers.
    Have a wonderful sunday,
    Best regards, Ida

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