As it is the first of August today, I thought I might share for the first time some pictures of how my garden is growing.
To remind you, the garden was previously a fenced in area of grass with a few half eaten trees.
After a great deal of clearing, a blank canvas was created
In went a tree and a couple of hedges, a dozen roses and some shrubs. Next came the grasses including Stipa gigantea and Molinia transparent before the pretties could be added. Now I am quite sure that you do not want to read a plant list so I shall merely list some pictures.
I never cease to be amazed by the wonder of plants, by how brilliant they are, how clever to have grown quite so much already. As my friend will often announce, (plants) “they are quite simply food for the soul”.
Enjoy your weekend, and try to get out to see some plants. .
Robert Price said:
Thanks , it’s been a good distraction
Jo H said:
A wonderful transformation. Soul food indeed!
Thanks, come see any time
You have already created a great deal of new beauty. Plants are not just food for the soul, they are magical.
Just started following your blog. Beautiful pictures, and I look forward to seeing more!
Jane Cassidy said:
Really beautiful Dorris. Well done. X
There you are – you’ve worked hard and no doubt these butterflies will arrive! They love verbena! I look forward to seeing it grow. 🙂
Thanks Annette and the ladybirds certainly have 🙂
Welcome and thanks for your kind words
Well done, what a transformation. Food for the soul indeed. You started with my 2 favourite grasses.
I have had to refollow you because you had slipped out of my reader andI haven’ t been able to keep up with you.WordPress is always doing this.
Thanks Chloris and happy to have you back. I will need to check my followings then. I have not grown ‘transparent’ before and am very impressed with its seed heads, really exquisite but rather tricky to photograph.