Week of Flowers 2022: A Floral Riot
When people riot, it’s generally ugly, but not so with flowers.
Over millennia, you could argue they’ve mastered the art of sharing and combining better than humans. Continue reading “Week of Flowers 2022: A Floral Riot”
Flower of the Day: Lavender-blue Hydrangea
Something cheerier today – one of nature’s many blessings. I’ve quite a collection of pictures of hydrangeas in antique, autumnal colours, but have selected this for its clear, uplifting colour and the freshness of the raindrops. Continue reading “Flower of the Day: Lavender-blue Hydrangea”
A Floral Feast For Your Eyes
This colourful floral fantasy is the winning design from Class No. 321 (Blooming Lovely) in the Floral Art Marquee of the Southport Flower Show by Ann Coulton. Continue reading “A Floral Feast For Your Eyes”
De Droomtuin Mosaic by Lian de Gier (The Dream Garden)
In my post of highlights from this year’s Floriade Expo, I shared a teaser of a bird detail from Lian de Gier’s wonder-full mosaic on display in the Green House. If you didn’t see the peacock for lack of a tail, at least you had an excuse, not being in front of the whole 5m x 2.5m mosaic. Continue reading “De Droomtuin Mosaic by Lian de Gier (The Dream Garden)”
Tulips, Snapdragons and Pansies
A bed of tulips underplanted with snapdragons, themselves underplanted by pansies, offered a subject too colourful to resist. Continue reading “Tulips, Snapdragons and Pansies”
Violas and Petunias
Shared for Cee’s Flower of the Day.