Tag Archive: Plant

Wordless Wednesday – Ripening

The Summer of Sunflowers

This year has been an absolutely amazing year for sunflowers! I don’t think I could find a single flower that sums up summer as perfectly as a sunflower does. Their big jolly heads… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday – Foxglove

Cuckoo-Pint in the Lawn

I went on a garden visit recently and came across a very unusal little plant sitting underneath a group of mature apple trees. The plant had no leaves what so ever to be… Continue reading

Am I Falling for Grasses??!

I have never really been a massive fan of grass plants in a garden. I think it is more that I have never really seen them done right or seen them used in… Continue reading

Car Park or Garden??!

Now I do not normally spend a lot of time looking around car parks, I especially don’t spend a lot of time looking at the plants around them. Normally the planting (if there… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday – Flowers and Butterflies

Faded But Still Interesting

You will remember a few weeks ago I was talking about the great colour that poppies add to a flower bed. Well I am afraid to report that the colour is starting to… Continue reading

Beyond The Garden Wall – Fota House and Garden

I am still recovering from my whirlwind trip to Fota House and Gardens and the amount of colour and great plants that I encountered while I was there! Fota is somewhere that I… Continue reading

A New Rose on the Block?!

After a long summer love affair with some delightful roses, I think I have moved on! Don’t worry though I am sure some lovely roses will creep up on my blog in the… Continue reading