I’m not a fan of Valentine’s Day for reasons we go into here but I do love red roses so here’s some we cut off one from our garden when pruning a rose last autumn
Lots of plants flowering at the moment, in fact properly something different starts each day. The soil seems dry again even after so much rain but at least the water butts are full! I went out weeding yesterday and was excited to find some more spaces in the garden which means o can buy more plants. Still only online for me! Anyway here’s some pictures of what’s currently flowering
My roses have been looking very beautiful up until now. However, we are desperate for rain so I won’t complain about it!
I was feeling quite left out seeing lots of pictures online of roses flowering but tonight I’ve noticed ours are too! Hoorah. The first is called ‘hot chocolate’ and is relatively new with a gorgeous scent, not of chocolate I have to say. Good job as I’d want to eat it! But I really don’t see the point of roses without scent!
This last one is also relatively new and called Nostalgia. Again with a lovely scent and it’s not quite out yet but has lots of lovely new growth
Another post in my series of firsts. My sweet William, all grown from seed and I keep sowing more as I thought they were biennials but they keep flowering every year so don’t need replacing. 2 different types. I prefer the first ones
I planted these sweet peas (grown from seed I have collected from previous years so not sure of the variety) late April. A bit early I guess but they were getting too big to stay in the greenhouse. I think it actually started flowering a couple of weeks ago but I’ve only just got round to taking pictures
They’ve quickly become one of my favourite summer flowers. I should probably say cut flowers but actually I don’t bring them in much. I love them on the plant where I can get my daily fix of the amazing scent.
White ones in the back garden, some in a container and some in the garden. Pinky/purple in the front, some in the garden and some in a pot. In general the ones in pots are doing better.