wendyswonderlandgarden

My passion in life is gardening and specifically growing flowers from seed

Category: spring

Wordless Wednesday – oriental poppy

May 2022 in my garden

Lots of change in the garden and I’m loving being able to see it properly for the first time in years since my eye surgery last summer. It’s amazing it looks so pretty! Here are some of the plants currently flowering

Rosa summer song bought last year
Rosa Rescht (I think)
Thalactrum
Snapdragons left in the ground from last year and amazingly they coped with the wet cold dull winter and are flowering!

Aquilegia flowering

These have a bit of a take over mission in my garden if allowed as they spread so easily but at the moment look so pretty

Seeds sowing 2022

I sowed the first row of seeds last Monday and so far only have 8/15 of the Tithonia showing their heads.

I’ve just sown the bottom row today. The Ammi and Cerinthe are new to me but good for bees and wildlife so I thought I’d give them a try

Pasqueflowers

I’d actually forgotten that I’d planted a red one as well as the white and purple varieties

Cherry tree blossom

Apple Blossom

I wish I could tell you it smells nice but my sense of smell has evaded me as I currently have COVID- I hope it returns soon as I love growing scented plants in the garden and I would like to smell them!

First camellia of the year in my garden 2022

Sorry to bombard with posts after being quiet for a while! Spring is my favourite season as I love seeing new things pop up in the garden every day and signals the end of winter (hopefully). I’m quite impatient in wanting to know if some plants have survived or not and so far it’s looking quite good.

First tulips of 2022 in my garden

Golden Appledoorm

Late May in my garden

I realise I’ve not been posting much lately and well I guess I’ve been too busy actually working in the garden weather permitting. It’s been pretty cold and wet here in the north west of England for a few months now with the exception of this weekend. I have been busy taking pictures though and compared to my pictures of the garden on May 2020 it’s quite behind.

Rhododendron
Hawthorn
Peony flowering for the first time
Last tulip to flower