Category Archives: Plants flowering in August

Orange Tuesdays

Physallis

Physallis

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Carols' delicious marmalade

Carols’ delicious marmalade

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Physallis

Physallis

My home grown tommys

My home grown tommys

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Crocosmia

Crocosmia

Gladioli

Gladioli

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Arum italicum

Arum italicum

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It’s that time of year again

Sunflowers

Hello Dahlias..

Oh Wow, Dahlia Honka steals the show this morning:

Well Hello Girls!

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Followed by the rest.. ok you’re quite nice too…

 

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Mm mm Lilium ‘Kushi maya’ – Heaven Scent

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The Most Beautiful Dahlia

 

Or just the most shaggy Dahlia?

The petals remind me of seaweed or coral –

and I don't know the name :(

Either way, I don’t know the name 🙁

De Kas Restaurant and Kitchen Garden, Amsterdam

From garden to table, another extraordinary vegetarian restaurant with Chefs passionate about the food we eat, in a perfectly beautiful setting:

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Thank you to The Garden House, Brighton, for bringing us here CHEERS!

Positive rewards from an impromptu Spring Clean

As I was clearing out some old paperwork this weekend, I stumbled upon an old folder of planting ideas that took my fancy several years ago.  Usually I find articles and ideas like this in August or November when nothing can be done about it, but as it happens it must have been my lucky weekend

I have no shame, this is my  borrowed inspiration for a summer pot display..  I stumbled across Jasminum officinale Fiona Sunrise at my local nursery and ordered the seeds of Rhodochiton atrosanguineus on-line.  If I can create a pot that looks as good as this by the end of summer I will be delighted:

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