It happens regularly that some little spot of colour in the garden catches my eye while I am doing something in the house and curiosity takes me out to the garden, generally with camera in hand to capture the puzzling plant. While making the bed this morning, a little spot of pink on a raised … Continue reading Just a Little Spot of Pink…
Tag: Colchicum parlatoris
Storm Francis, blast it, has visited itself upon us today. The meteorological service had announced its arrival with an Yellow Weather Warning for rain and wind and, as we had come through Storm Ellen (Orange Warning) only last week, Francis just didn't bring any great threat or sense of foreboding with it. We had come … Continue reading Venturing Out!
A Wet Day with Beautiful Flowers.
The good weather of earlier in the week has gone. That bright crispness and that sharp coolness in the air have given way to dullness, mistiness, clamminess and a general feeling of misery and no opportunity to garden. Were it tomorrow, November 1st, I could make a timelier quotation of Thomas Hood’s poem, “November” but, … Continue reading A Wet Day with Beautiful Flowers.