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June bloom day

Friday, 15 Jun 12 Cloudy 21°C / 70°F

Two days of rain interspersed with downpours, today we get a short break in the rain with periods of sun – very welcome. This evening it seemed so pleasant outside that I did some weeding, so another bucketful of Forget-me-nots, Ladies Bedstraw and assorted small weeds went to the compost heap. Pleasant as it is to weed amongst the thymes, it is also frustrating; I seem to prod up more thyme than grass and end up with leaves and no roots. Ah well, perhaps it slows the weeds down.
The Lavender leaves smell so strongly at the moment, in fact in this damp weather the garden is full of delicious smells. It is also beginning to be full of mozzies. In the end a combination of biting insects, winged and creeping, and tiredness drove me indoors. I should list all the flowers blooming but didn’t. So new today…


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Day 1443

Cranesbill Cambridge

Geranium x cantabrigiense



Verbascum phoeniceum

Day 2610

Dwarf Arctic Iris

Iris setosa var. arctica

Day 2873

Iris 'Rosalie Figge'

Iris germanica

Day 401

Sedum Angelina



or about to – in the pillar garden


  • Tralamander

    Tralamander wrote:

    Lovely capture of the Sedum bud, and really nice irises. :)

    Posted on 16 Jun 12 (almost 3 years ago)

  • Amarylis

    Amarylis wrote:

    You have a nice collection of flowers there, RM! The Cranesbill is lovely!

    Posted on 18 Jun 12 (almost 3 years ago)

  • seeingreen

    seeingreen wrote:

    Warm damp garden is such a delicious mix of smells. Though they are all lovely, biggest thumbs up goes to the sedum bud.

    Posted on 18 Jun 12 (almost 3 years ago)

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