When I get the chance, I try to create a floral fabric design – something a designer might paint – from living flowers. Not that I deserve the credit for growing the flowers, cutting them or arranging them, mind you. By ‘create’ I ought to say spot the opportunity and take a picture.
Scampston Hall Gardens was designed by Piet Oudolf as a series of rooms, each in his characteristic style. The perennial meadow is a playground for pollinators, featuring Rudbeckia, Achillea, Phlomis, Verbascum, Helenium, Monarda and Geranium. Continue reading “Scampston Hall Gardens On A Sunny Day”
I’ve seen a number of unusual planters: teacups, bathroom suites, cars, trucks, tyres, socks, handbags, upholstered chairs… if it will hold soil, someone will think of putting plants in it. Continue reading “BrightSquare: Flowerbed”
Well, you have to say it as it is, don’t you? While researching for this post, I learned something, as so often. I was wondering whether these are white doves or merely pigeons. What a difference a word makes.