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Saturday, 8 June 2013

My happy place

at this time of year is my garden! I absolutely love it and spend as much time there as I can so I thought I'd share some of it.

 As you can see I like it FULL:)

 The ferns are particularly good this year

 There is a pond in there somewhere...honest:)

 Lilac trees and Aliums

 Bird bath and wine cooler (supermarket buy) water feature

 this Viola has flowered its little head off.....in an old enamel bowl

 first Foxglove open

 white Astrantia

 Iris....split a clump with a friend

 can't recall what this is called but I love the blobs!

 Echium.....fabulous colour

 Alium...love that perfect ball

Lilac...wish you could smell it, it's gorgeous

 and finally...latest buy to use as planter!

10 comments:

Sarah Anderson said...

it's definitely that time of the year (and the weather!!) to be out in the garden! Love it! Funny how many similar plants we have lol

Carol Q said...

gorgeous garden Sue, lots of interesting plants - and the more plants, the less weeds lol

Helen said...

You have some wonderful plants in your garden, I bet the scent is amazing.

pearshapedcrafting said...

If that was my garden I'd be spending all my time there - it's beautiful! You have some of my favourites there too! Chrisx

butterfly said...

I'd spend all my time there too... wonderful garden - thank you for sharing! Love the planter... makeover planned or au naturel vintage shabby?
Alison x

Michelle Webb said...

Sue, I love seeing all your pics, it puts all the other little pics we've seen on facebook into place. Your garden is gorgeous and interesting, I like all your interesting plants. I'll have to take some pics in my garden too, but I'm doing a lot of veg this year so I've been very busy. Now I can sit back and watch it grow. Then eat it mmmm. Wish you could open your garden I'd love to walk around it. Michelle x

Rebeca Trevino said...

wow! Wow! WOW!
absolutely beautiful!

i was at a garage sale today, and i was taken aback by the scent of honeysuckle, it just filled the air.

inkypinkycraft said...

your garden looks gorgeous xx

Yours Artfully said...

No wonder it's your pride and joy Sue. it's absolutely beautiful.

Lin

Paper rainbow said...

What a beautiful garden, full of my favourite flowers! I love foxgloves especially!