Orange Flowers For Spring

When I think of orange flowers I feel happy. My first thoughts are of warm summer days and bright orange Marigolds. Later in the season there are masses of Heleniums and other tall orangey/yellow perennials.┬áBut there are also some early spring flowers in all shades of orange… and that’s right when I feel that I need an intense shot of colour.

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A hint of Autumn in the Air

In my country garden early this morning there was a distinct hint of autumn in the air. Heavy dew covered all the plants with diamond drops, even those close to the house were decorated with tiny crystal jewels. The air was fresh and completely still and a light mist lingered over neighbouring fields.

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