Colours of the moment

Having friends over for Sunday lunch prompted a quick forage for blooms from the garden to bring into the house.

A vintage Poole pottery posy ring picked up at a car boot sale for just three pounds  made it easy to create a centre piece for the table in a flash.

March 2013 038

It may be an old-fashioned container, long out of favour, but all it needs a quick fill with water before floating flower heads around its ring: no floristry skills required!

June 2013 018

June 2013 004 June 2013 008   June 2013 023 June 2013 027 June 2013 040 June 2013 032 June 2013 039

June 2013 016

By chance, its hand-painted design matches the colours of the garden here at this time year; now increased by some self-seeded visitors who have taken full advantage of our neglect of the garden while work took place on the house.  As a result, buttercups, highland poppies, and ground elder rub shoulders with bluebells, clematis, acquilegia, and alliums – a haze of purple, pink, yellow and orange.

June 2013 043 June 2013 047May  2012 137

June 2013 003

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s