This post was published by Shirley for shirls gardenwatch in July 2020.
Growing along roadside verges of a busy road I travel, a small bright orange flower would always catch my eye through the summer months. A couple of years ago, curiosity as to its ID eventually had me searching it out. For anyone else curious, let me introduce you to Foxes and cubs (also known as… Read More #30DaysWild Day 7 – Foxes and cubs
What’s with the pink flowering native primroses? Spotted, this morning, alongside deep cerise pink drumstick primulas, I initially wondered if I was seeing a new primula species. A fun and exciting thought for a while! Being realistic, I suspected this wasn’t likely so set about the world of Google searches. I asked on twitter too.… Read More Query for wildflower growers/experts
It was almost midnight last night (here in Scotland) when I uploaded the photos below to join others celebrating wildflowers. So I missed the boat for Wednesday perhaps, but I did stop my garden potting shed re-org when there was enough light to wander round my garden to see if I actually had any wildflowers… Read More Wildflower Wednesday: my April garden