Meadows, wildflowers, and meadow-style planting.

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Snow It All – the reluctant galanthophile All Plants, Begonia, Petunias, Wildflowers, Planting, Snow, Style, Swag, Plants

Snow It All – the reluctant galanthophile

I love plants. I love all plants (except the ones which bite me). Call me a whining liberal, but I do not discriminate against any species, genus or family and I find it hard to understand how someone can say that conifers are common, begonias are banal or petunias passé. How can you deny yourself a whole…

Friday Flora – Fritillaria meleagris | A Parrot's Nest Nature Reserve, 2017 Background, Wild Flowers, Flora, Friday, Scene, Sunset, Planting, Sunsets

Friday Flora – Fritillaria meleagris

I once caught the meadow at Magdalen College, Oxford, at exactly the right time. Thousands upon thousands of Fritillaria meleagris glowed like garnets in the afternoon sun. Relatively few of them, however, leaked out between the iron railings to allow a close view of those little chequer-patterned heads and the experience was somewhat frustrating. Obviously if you let…

Friday Flora – Papaver rhoeas, the field poppy Cotswold Wildlife Park, Replant, Wildflowers, Planting, Poppy, Fields, Nest, Vineyard, Flora

Friday Flora – Papaver rhoeas, the field poppy

I have been doing a lot of gardening recently. Gardening is normally pretty high on the agenda but in June it reaches peak levels. I'm in the middle of replanting most of my 300 pots, and I've been doing some extra work this month at the Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, as we lay out…

Friday Flora – Fritillaria meleagris | A Parrot's Nest Wildflowers, Planting, Nest, Flora, Friday, Style, Nest Box, Swag, Plants

Friday Flora – Fritillaria meleagris

I once caught the meadow at Magdalen College, Oxford, at exactly the right time. Thousands upon thousands of Fritillaria meleagris glowed like garnets in the afternoon sun. Relatively few of them, however, leaked out between the iron railings to allow a close view of those little chequer-patterned heads and the experience was somewhat frustrating. Obviously if you let…

Wakehurst – walking on a bluebell planet Walk On, Wildflowers, Horticulture, Planting, Nest, Planets, Herbs, Landscape, Pictures

Wakehurst – walking on a bluebell planet

I've known Ed Ikin, head of Landscape and Horticulture for Kew's country place at Wakehurst, for years in a virtual kind of way; we have pressed the Like button many times on each other's planty pictures but never met. However, after an in-depth conversation about pots last year Ed asked if I would like to have…

Wakehurst – walking on a bluebell planet Wildflowers, Horticulture, Planting, Nest, Planets, Walking, Landscape, Pictures, Style

Wakehurst – walking on a bluebell planet

I've known Ed Ikin, head of Landscape and Horticulture for Kew's country place at Wakehurst, for years in a virtual kind of way; we have pressed the Like button many times on each other's planty pictures but never met. However, after an in-depth conversation about pots last year Ed asked if I would like to have…

Wakehurst – walking on a bluebell planet Wildflowers, Horticulture, Planting, Nest, Planets, Walking, Landscape, Style, Nest Box

Wakehurst – walking on a bluebell planet

I've known Ed Ikin, head of Landscape and Horticulture for Kew's country place at Wakehurst, for years in a virtual kind of way; we have pressed the Like button many times on each other's planty pictures but never met. However, after an in-depth conversation about pots last year Ed asked if I would like to have…

Wakehurst – walking on a bluebell planet Walk On, Wildflowers, Horticulture, Planting, Nest, Planets, Landscape, Pictures, Style

Wakehurst – walking on a bluebell planet

I've known Ed Ikin, head of Landscape and Horticulture for Kew's country place at Wakehurst, for years in a virtual kind of way; we have pressed the Like button many times on each other's planty pictures but never met. However, after an in-depth conversation about pots last year Ed asked if I would like to have…

Friday Flora – Papaver rhoeas, the field poppy Cotswold Wildlife Park, Replant, Wildflowers, Planting, Poppy, Fields, Nest, Flora, Friday

Friday Flora – Papaver rhoeas, the field poppy

I have been doing a lot of gardening recently. Gardening is normally pretty high on the agenda but in June it reaches peak levels. I'm in the middle of replanting most of my 300 pots, and I've been doing some extra work this month at the Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, as we lay out…

Friday Flora – Papaver rhoeas, the field poppy Cotswold Wildlife Park, Replant, Wildflowers, Planting, Poppy, Fields, Nest, Vineyard, Flora

Friday Flora – Papaver rhoeas, the field poppy

I have been doing a lot of gardening recently. Gardening is normally pretty high on the agenda but in June it reaches peak levels. I'm in the middle of replanting most of my 300 pots, and I've been doing some extra work this month at the Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, as we lay out…

Friday Flora – Papaver rhoeas, the field poppy Cotswold Wildlife Park, Replant, Wildflowers, Planting, Poppy, Fields, Nest, This Is Us, Flora

Friday Flora – Papaver rhoeas, the field poppy

I have been doing a lot of gardening recently. Gardening is normally pretty high on the agenda but in June it reaches peak levels. I'm in the middle of replanting most of my 300 pots, and I've been doing some extra work this month at the Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, as we lay out…

Friday Flora – Papaver rhoeas, the field poppy Cotswold Wildlife Park, Replant, Wildflowers, Planting, Poppy, Fields, Nest, This Is Us, Vineyard

Friday Flora – Papaver rhoeas, the field poppy

I have been doing a lot of gardening recently. Gardening is normally pretty high on the agenda but in June it reaches peak levels. I'm in the middle of replanting most of my 300 pots, and I've been doing some extra work this month at the Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, as we lay out…

Friday Flora – Papaver rhoeas, the field poppy Cotswold Wildlife Park, Replant, Wildflowers, Planting, Poppy, Fields, Nest, This Is Us, Flora

Friday Flora – Papaver rhoeas, the field poppy

I have been doing a lot of gardening recently. Gardening is normally pretty high on the agenda but in June it reaches peak levels. I'm in the middle of replanting most of my 300 pots, and I've been doing some extra work this month at the Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, as we lay out…

Friday Flora – Papaver rhoeas, the field poppy Cotswold Wildlife Park, Replant, Wildflowers, Planting, Poppy, Fields, Nest, Flora, Friday

Friday Flora – Papaver rhoeas, the field poppy

I have been doing a lot of gardening recently. Gardening is normally pretty high on the agenda but in June it reaches peak levels. I'm in the middle of replanting most of my 300 pots, and I've been doing some extra work this month at the Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, as we lay out…

Friday Flora – Papaver rhoeas, the field poppy Cotswold Wildlife Park, Replant, Wildflowers, Planting, Poppy, Fields, Nest, Flora, Friday

Friday Flora – Papaver rhoeas, the field poppy

I have been doing a lot of gardening recently. Gardening is normally pretty high on the agenda but in June it reaches peak levels. I'm in the middle of replanting most of my 300 pots, and I've been doing some extra work this month at the Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, as we lay out…

Friday Flora – Papaver rhoeas, the field poppy Cotswold Wildlife Park, Replant, Wildflowers, Planting, Poppy, Fields, Nest, This Is Us, Flora

Friday Flora – Papaver rhoeas, the field poppy

I have been doing a lot of gardening recently. Gardening is normally pretty high on the agenda but in June it reaches peak levels. I'm in the middle of replanting most of my 300 pots, and I've been doing some extra work this month at the Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, as we lay out…