There has been some rain, and some sunshine, and The Fortnight Garden is looking ok, although perhaps a little weary? Anyway, I have some new sights to share with The Propagator this week!
I am in The Fortnight Garden again to go to a concert over the weekend and that also means baking, and because baking takes gardening time the cakes are going to be included in ‘Six on Saturday’!
This week I am joining Six on Saturday with ‘Six Views of Echinacea’ in The Fortnight Garden. Saturday has turned wet and chilly and it was a good opportunity to play!
I popped into the Suffolk garden at the end of a hot day and found this bumblebee in the echinaceas – wonderful!
The garden in Suffolk is changing again, with sedums and echinacea looking wonderful.
I still can’t believe the garden was only planted in March/April 2011. Despite my long absences in South Africa, and the viciously erratic weather in the UK during 2012, I looked out this morning on plants which have supported me by thriving. In this dreadful year, when I feel at times completely overwhelmed by my…
Don’t you think these are just beautiful? Echinacea purpurea ‘White Swan’ and lobelia ‘Bee’s Flame’. The echinacea came from the wonderful Woottens of Wenhaston, http://www.woottensplants.com/index.html, and the lobelia was found in Middleton Farm Nurseries in Weybread, Suffolk.
It is going to be a very hot day again so I watered the shady parts of the garden. And while standing there I remembered my mother. She loved plants and always urged and cajoled and nurtured them to achieve their best possible efforts! She saw pictures of my garden in Suffolk, but it was…