the turning of the season

Summer has made a welcome return over the past few days, after a long spell of very unsettled stormy weather. We still have a lot of flowers blooming in the garden, but there are hints that the season is changing. Some of the plants, like these aquilegia, had their moment earlier in the year, and … Continue reading the turning of the season

weekly photo challenge: texture

I featured the seed heads of our honesty plants in an earlier post. They were still very green and smooth at that point. A couple of months have passed since then, and they are rapidly drying out, and taking on a crinkled, textured parchment-like appearance. Don't they look wonderful? To my mind, they were just asking … Continue reading weekly photo challenge: texture

weekly photo challenge: extra, extra

We planted some honesty seeds from Higgledy Garden late last summer. They survived the winter, and we had a beautiful show of mauve and white flowers during April and May. I thought that the show was over once the flowers were finished, but no, the plants have given us a little extra. Just look at … Continue reading weekly photo challenge: extra, extra