A Visit from the Widow

A couple of weeks ago, iris-type leaves emerged in the lean-to-garden and produced a bud. No plant label, which is not too unusual, but the Head Gardener had no recollection of planting iris tubers in this particular spot. Eventually the identity of the mystery plant as revealed as the flower opened. It is a plant […]

In a Vase on Monday – Irises

Alas my contributions to Cathy’s meme are somewhat erratic and it looked as if I was set for another failure. Yesterday was wet and windy and today the mist rolled in enveloping everything in a thick white blanket. Somehow a bunch of chervil with a few insignificant white umbels was too feeble, but that was […]