“Folly. Cuckoldry and deserted love.” These are the sentiments conveyed by today’s flower, Columbine.
Aquilegia also goes by the common name Granny’s Bonnet.
The genus name derives from the Latin word for eagle, 61 more words
2 days, 5 hours ago
AGENTS OF FIELD
As it’s all systems go on the veg-growing front at the moment, it’s easy to get so caught up in the allotment, the garden gets forgotten. 307 more words
3 days ago
As mentioned in a previous post, I had finally brought back all the plants I had at Mums.
I completely underestimated just how many were still there and there was nothing for it, but to crack on and see what I could do with them. 578 more words
4 days, 14 hours ago
Living, Learning and Letting Go
When I first saw these flowers in the nursery, their beauty stunned me. I discovered they were called Blue and White Columbine (Aquilegia). There were only a few blossoms on the plant when I purchased it, but within the week it was full of flowers.
1 week, 2 days ago
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Ronan the Boilerman fitted a new thermostat to our hot water cylinder tank this morning. 198 more words
1 week, 3 days ago
The Garden Bench
The columbine that I planted about three years ago usually starts coming up in March, but it hasn’t started growing this year. Could something have killed it? 344 more words
3 weeks ago
I got my order this afternoon from BloominBootiful and decided to do a live unboxing for it.
All in all I was REALLY happy with it. 134 more words
3 weeks, 3 days ago