Category Archives: flowers and garden

Five Things Tuesday from Melanie

Melanie is our temporary hostess for Dr Tanya’s Five Things challenge today due to family bereavement. Today our theme will be five flowers you admire (to give to someone or for yourself). I love lilac, and the house over the … Continue reading

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I missed this

Walking the dog this morning, I noticed this and don’t know how I missed it before. Reaching into my pocket though, I discovered I didn’t have my phone! I remembered to take it this afternoon and took this picture: Once … Continue reading

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What a difference a day makes

I posted some pictures earlier of our red rose bud which I’d taken yesterday. I have just taken some more and the smell has lingered on my fingers where I held it! This is the bud, honest, not the first … Continue reading

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More roses………. and dinner

Our red In Loving Memory is glorious, and a second bud is coming out. This is the original bloom on June 14th. I took this picture of it yesterday That’s my hand on the left so you can get an … Continue reading

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Someone else’s flowers

I’ve said before that I pass a lot of beautiful roses in other people’s gardens. Some of the pictures I’ve taken with my phone haven’t come out, but I was lucky today. Some of these blooms are huge, and they … Continue reading

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The Canterbury Bells

Thank you everyone, my mystery flower has been identified as Canterbury Bells. In floriography, it represents gratitude, or faith and constancy. The reason we didn’t see it last year from our box of mixed seed is because this biennial herbaceous … Continue reading

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