I’ve been growing potatoes in pots for a few years now and I’m still so happy with the results. I’m almost finished harvesting the first planting and am on to planting another crop for late fall, early winter and Christmas dinner harvests of oh so special and delicious new potatoes. I can’t get over the [. . .]
The zinnias are finally blooming and I can’t wait to get to make more arrangements like this one. Zinnias are one of my favourite garden flowers and I just love using them for bouquets and floral decor. They come in a huge range of colours and they last forever too! I’ve been looking at some [. . .]
It has been almost 2 months since I’ve posted anything here! A zillion things on my mind, so much to do and it’s just so difficult to organize my thoughts to write a blog post. Here’s what the little circle bed above looked like around the time I last posted here. Tiny little sweet pea [. . .]
Garlic. Poppies. Angelica. Forest. With one foxtail lily yet to bloom and a little bit of fennel too. And weeds. Almost every single person who visits the garden at this time of the year asks me what this plant is. Angelica!! It’s tall with big round flowers, it smells really nice and is always buzzing with [. . .]
Another lilac bouquet. The last one of the season. With purple smoke bush, clematis flower buds and vines, cardoon leaves and grasses.
As I worked on through the afternoon and into the evening yesterday, the early evening sun shone on the clematis blooms, encouraging them to release more and more of their sweet perfume…a remarkable fragrance filled the entire garden. The bees were busy. So beautiful!