My Vase to see out August, is a simple affair with just two types of flowers. Both plants were much admired in Alison C's garden, and seedlings found and gifted. How have I missed our visits. I managed to take over some rooted cuttings of Chrysanthemums, and recently collected a bouquet for our gardening club to give to our Chairman.
Cathy has props which really made me smile to go with her cheerful arrangement, together with a tune which will be popping up in my head all day long. My prop this week is a simple leaf, and the vase an old Victorian Glass Poison Bottle.
Allium carinatum subs pulchellum is a lovely late flowering allium, which I had written about for our Six on Saturday gardening group. I found a small later flowering clump when doing some tidying, aka early autumn cutting back.
Teucrium hircanicum has lovely arching flowers and has stood up to the sun, drought and and rains.
Yesterday, Mr S and I followed the path of my last Geology Field Trip, where there were some different views of the Cathedral, with Glastonbury Tor beyond.
On our way back down Walcombe, which I had learnt was the remains of a waddi , we walked through the orchard, where strangely Mr S spotted some apple blossom, and The Combe, which is a beautiful arboretum. I found the grass covered with Ginko leaves, still green so probably blown off during the stormy weather earlier in the week. The leaves are a lovely shape and texture, and very tactile.