Containers of Beauty

My garden wouldn’t be complete without an assortment of flowers popping out of an array of planters scattered about.

Hello Again

It’s reassuring and rewarding to walk through the garden and see old friends rising up to greet another season.  Hello again my lovelies, I’m so glad to see you!

Playing Peony Peek-a-Boo

With one just open and most on the verge of bursting, the peonies are about to put on their show-stopping performance in the 2019 garden!  I wait with baded, impatient breath!

Didn’t promised a rose garden — Le Drake Noir

The painter Claude Monet has put a huge imprint on the area. Both in Honfleur and the area further along the river Seine. Both with his well-visited garden and artist “spots” in the area. As usual inspired by “Restlessjo” and her “Monday walk” themes. via Didn’t promised a rose garden — Le Drake Noir

Hello Summer!

Summer’s arrival was met with much garden fanfare.  Nothing says summer like lavender, morning glories, hibiscus and lupins. Hello summer, welcome back!

Monday walk…the green fairy garden — This, that and the other thing

While in or near Fougerolles, we kept seeing signs for le jardin de la fée verte (the garden of the green fairy). Hmmm, didn’t really sound like our style. However, having almost missed several other wonderful places because we thought they might be a bit twee, we finally decide to stop at Distillerie Paul Devoille […]…