I know it’s not a gardening site, but the only creative thing I’ve done recently is take photographs of my garden. Ok, that’s not entirely true….I did deface & defile 3 beautiful sheets of Arches watercolour paper earlier this week (while trying to overcome my fear of doing exactly that, lol).
Anyhow, for fear of ruining anymore of my pristine ‘parchments’, I have exiled myself to the garden for now (which is just fine by me)….after all, artmaking & gardening aren’t so very different from one another (and that’s what I’ll keep telling myself).
Also, these recent photo’s are a continuation of sorts from my original garden post from last year.
Spring has Sprung!
Some more blooms…
And I can’t possibly discuss my garden without mentioning the roses (they would never forgive me)
Some of my favorite ‘cupped’ varieties…
From left to right: Pierre de Ronsard, Mme Pierre Oger, Pomponella, Pat Austin, Jude the Obscure & Claire Austin.
And more roses!….a mixture of Hybrid Teas, Delbard & Climber
From left to right: Limbo, Double Delight, Souvenir de Marcel Proust, Cocktail, Blushing Pierre de Ronsard & Kleopatra.
And then I found out who was EATING my roses!!! But he was such a handsome devil of a grasshopper, I just let him be…I decided there were enough roses to share anyway.
And what’s gardening without a little bit of cloud & bird watching thrown in…(both an integral part of the broader sensory garden pleasure experience if you ask me).
So that’s it for the time being…I hope you enjoyed this little snapshot of a garden somewhere (well, in Australia actually).
And I swear I wasn’t trying to colour co-ordinate my clothes with the flowers, it just happened that way :)