My Donegal Garden – Hot Colours in the Borders

At summer’s zenith, my garden is emboldened with lots of hot hues, that liven up the borders. Orange Day Lilies brighten this corner of the central bed: Crocosmia Lucifer stands tall and proud behind Salvia hotlips, Geranium psilostemon, Rose “Paul Scarlet” and Fuschia. It looks well against the dark foliage of my purple Elder tree, while white Lilies emerge angelically […]

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The Garden in July and August

Summer’s star attractions have been these Angel’s Fishing Rods which sway gently on the breeze. They lean over my little pond, as though fishing for complements! Although my Lavatera seems to be living out its final summer, it is covered in luscious pink blooms, reaching for the sky: Meanwhile, Crocosmia lucifer has such a radiant orange smile: Which matches this Day Lily: […]

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