flower days – things that grew in may

Flower times and things that grew in may well. A shelfie to share all the greatest blooms that have been in the backyard garden this late spring. From fragile poppies with tissue paper petals to tough pom poms of chive flowers. Bladder campion on wiry stems and sweetly scented sweet peas, there is calendula in abundance and an explosion of sweet rocket, arcs of campanula and trails of custard colored nasturtiums, vanilla scented Nemesia, autumn-sown snapdragons in apple blossom pink and a handful of rattling brizia to best it all off.

The growing place we produced last calendar year is complete of eco-friendly leaves and new shoots, so much a lot more in bud ready to open up and unfold, the roses are blooming on the arches and in the beds wildly now. Time letting I will be back shortly and my up coming post will be a tour of the cottage garden and greenhouse to see it now, what is growing, and assess it to very last calendar year.

But for currently, these are the things that grew in May possibly, all my favourites gathered alongside one another in the window of the lean-to. The winds have so much been rather type and the blend of sunlight and showers has intended the lushness is off the scale in comparison to final year’s chilly but dry spring. To be going into summer season with almost nothing parched is such a blessing. Now I have just obtained to keep the slugs absent from the dahlias and zinnias for the subsequent act. Want me luck! x

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