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Purple Wildflowers of Summer

Every season has its dominant colour in the UK’s wildflower calendar and the colour of Summer for me is definitely purple. A myriad of tonal variations of purple, contrasting beautifully against their accompanying greens, add so much to Nature’s Summer palette. 712 more words

Outdoor Adventures

Digitalis purpurea

Latin Name: Digitalis purpurea
Common Name: foxglove
Family: Plantaginaceae
Plant type: Biennial
Origin: Europe
Hard Zone: 4-8
Mature Size: 5′ x 2.5′
Leaf: basal, light green oblong (in the first year) 48 more words

Biennial

Birthday Celebration

Had a fab time this afternoon and evening with Angus & Janet. Both dogs were behaving very well, pity that couldn’t be said about the men! 50 more words

Foxglove

FAB at 50!!

Today is our friend’s Birthday.
Let me tell you a bit about this special, funny, inspirational guy!!

Meet Angus!

We met Angus a few years ago whilst boating and since then Angus and his wife Janet have become the most wonderful friends anyone could wish for. 112 more words

Foxglove

Jubilant July

Time has flown and my brief return to work is over for the summer holidays.  I’m enjoying the warm weather and am sat outside as I type, sipping on a glass of cold white wine. 460 more words

Gardening

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angled green, spine-like

towers above tangled verge

crowned in pink flowers

© Freya Pickard 2014

Haiku