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A Warmer Snowflake

Love-in-a-mist (Nigella damascena)

Once in bloom, Nigella’s flower bears less resemblance to a dim sum delicacy than it does to a delicate snowflake. With winter snowflakes swirling around my window and icicles forming on the birdbaths and railings, this late spring “snowflake” becomes an especially pleasing reminder of a more colorful –and warmer — season to come. 26 more words

Nature

The Old Roses of Red Cow Farm

After visiting this beautiful garden at Sutton’s Forest, just south of Mossvale, in the Southern Highlands in Summer and Autumn, we were determined to time our next visit during the peak blooming season of all its… 1,282 more words

Roses

Flowers for a mid-summer wedding at Hidcote

As florists and cut flower growers one of the ultimate aims of the garden at Honey Pot Flowers is to have a wide variety of country garden flowers that we can incorporate in our wedding bouquets and venue arrangements. 659 more words

Flowers

Chez Jo

As I stroll to the beach, I often admire Chez Jo.

I like the landscaping so much that I clip it out with photoshop and try it in front of my own little cottage. 111 more words

Carmel

Michaelmas daisies in the autumn sunshine

An excellent late season perennial for the cut flower garden in a wide range of pink, white, lilac and purple shades.  The butterflies love these flowers in the late autumn sunshine. 231 more words

Cut Flowers