1 July 2020 – My Spring and Summer Garden Glimpses – Wonderful Wednesday

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PHOTO-2020-05-04-18-32-05 (1) Photograph by Sarah

WONDERFUL WEDNESDAY – a perfect time to sit back and think about all that which makes gardening such a pleasure – besides writing or reading a good book, of course!

BLUEBELLS
During Spring in the Northern Hemisphere, carpets of enchanting, sweeps of blue erupt from sleep during April and May. These fairy flowers can be found everywhere along woodland edges and under trees, and for a few short-lived weeks, you might have opportunity to walk among them.
Our garden has the foreign Spanish bluebells – unfortunate in a way – because they are more robust than the native British ones and might endanger them. Even so, catching a glimpse of early dandelions for the first bumblebees is also a pleasure.

Such a wonderful sight often inspires us to write poetry or even to paint them. Here, as part of the slide show is a watercolour done by…

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