Can you imagine York Minster made out of flowers? This fascinating film clip from 1952 shows you how it’s done! https://youtu.be/vySGDcOUOYo Thanks for visiting my blog today.
The buds on my camellia are bursting open. 26 flowers at the last count and plenty of buds remaining. I shall not bother wrapping the plant in fleece for the winter ever again. Thanks for visiting my blog today. Hope you have a great May Day Bank Holiday weekend.
According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac founded in 1792 in the USA the special flower for the month of December is either holly or the narcissus. The Interflora website for UK identifies holly as the December floral treat in the UK. But Battle House of Flowers shows the poinsettia as December’s special bloom. While Flower Press…… Continue reading Which flower do you like best for December?
Back in May, just five days before my health problems commenced, I promised an update after unwrapping my potted camellia from its winter fleece. Now I’ve returned to 3sixtyfiveblog, here’s the update! Absolutely disappointing. Not a single further bloom appeared. I downloaded the photo on this post from Pixabay but my own plant was virtually…… Continue reading Camellia Day update
Although I’ve read a great deal about climate change and worry about it a lot, I’ve never given any particular thought as to how climate change will affect our garden. I live in a chalky area where the soil drains quickly even after the heaviest of downpours. I haven’t planted anything very delicate apart from…… Continue reading How will climate change affect your garden?
Porridge is a great way to start the day especially with a healthy topper. Sometimes I include a drizzle of honey and occasionally a sprinkle of cinnamon. Today I added a few blueberries to my porridge and they were delicious. I know that a handful of blueberries make a great contribution to your 5-a-day. The NHS website…… Continue reading Blueberries: a great porridge topper and good for you too!
I love walled gardens and each of these is worth a visit.
Last year I decided to re-plant one of the flower beds and I looked on gardening websites for plants which were easy to grow and would make a comeback each year.