A few shots from Petersham Nurseries – plants, pots and cats ….

Just a little gallery ...

I’m singing in the rain/ Just singing in the rain/ What a glorious feelin’ I’m happy again/ I’m laughing at clouds/ So dark up above/ The sun’s in my heart/ And I’m ready for … roses, dahlias, beautiful perennials

Enough rain today to satisfy Dr Foster, on his way to Gloucester - but here at Petersham, it made some rather beautiful plants even more beautiful - roses of course, the first of the dahlias (and my apologies for not noting their names - next time I'll look at the Cutting  Garden Plan), and a…

From a wet Thursday… poppies, wisteria, foxgloves & roses – and a blurred view across Petersham Meadows

Rain, rain and more rain, yesterday - persistent and accompanied by chill winds too. Considering the balmy temperatures of the previous day it was quite a shock to the system! It did, however, provide an opportunity for some picture taking with the advantage of some photogenic rain drops...  

Poppy

We shouldn't be seeing poppies at this time of year - though with mild winters and Indian Summers, some of the nature's timing can be off. These I suspect came into the Nursery from Covent Garden Flower Market. I'm smitten regardless of seasonal-correctness. The white poppy had just been teased out of its pod and…

A whole lot of floristry going on…

First, something deceptively simple and then something properly simple - a classier take on the jam jar in fact! In the large display, there's a haze punctuated by borage and poppy, crocosmia, ammi majus, veronicastrum, leucanthemum - anthemis too I think - echinops, sanguisorba and ... Lovely.