Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Old garden shots, part 2

A view of the front garden, also taken November '04.
A clearer shot would have taken an age to download,
but this conveys the gist of it.
A sort of cottagey-meadowy beautiful mess.
Have a wonderful day!

18 comments:

Lavender said...

Wont be long and spring will be here once again - hooray!

Anonymous said...

I'm counting the days Lavender!!! Left a lengthy comment when blogger was down earlier and lost it - blah. I love your description! The purples are beauutiful and you can see there is design and order amonst the "Meadowy" bit. HAHA! Grass is REALLY annoying. All that weeding I did a week and two ago was for NOTHING!

Lavender said...

Anon - Big Bummer about the lost comment!!! And the grass - Oi!! Dont I know it - never ending battle there! Thank you for your good eyes to see there is some sort of plan going on there in that garden...'Twas all lawn when we moved in here! (So theres one small victory for us over grass!)
(That buddleia AND the Lions ear have both departed with the drought, cowards!)

melody is slurping life said...

I love cottage gardens. At the moment being in southern USA the heat and drought is killing all of my landscape and gardening attempts.

I perused your beads...just gorgeous. Thanks for visiting at Slurping Life and I hope to see you back there, and to be back here.

Lavender said...

Hi Melody, Thank you for your visit and your kind words! The weather all over the globe has certinally been challenging for us gardeners. The quest for truly drought tolerant plants continues - I appreciate your visiting - see you again soon!

BetteJo said...

Very pretty. Just loves me some flowers!

Lavender said...

Bettejo, nice to see you again! Glad you like the flowers, take a bunch home with you :)

barkfoot said...

I love the planned chaos look, it's how gardens should be. With all the rain we've had this year, the Buddleias are doing really well with masses of flowers, but unfortuneatly there are no butterflies to enjoy them.

Jen E said...

Your garden is beautiful!!! I always have grand plans but they never seem to look like they did in my mind!! LOL!!

Thanks for visiting my blog, too. I'll be back often! :)

Jean-Luc Picard said...

Looks a lovely garden there, Lavender.

Lavender said...

Barkfoot Your part of the world has certinally been doing it tough this year with those floods -Bummer about the butterflys! Not to mention the hooligan antics of the Swans!

JenEThanks for coming by, and very glad you enjoyed your visit! Truth be told, my gardens never turn out looking like I plan them either, but since they still look pretty, I figure I could juts pretend I meant them to be as they are! LOL See you soon!

Captain Thank you! I could program you one for the Holodeck if youd like! ;)

Ces said...

Oh my! What a lovely garden. A lot of purple and lavender! I love your garden.

Lavender said...

Thanks Ces! Its truly a labour of love.

Maria said...

The garden is lovely! I'm gonna put my photos from my garden on my blog, too. I'll let you know about it and maybe you'll take a look at it ;)

Cheers!

Lavender said...

Oh yes Maria! Why not go for it! We'd all love to see some more flowers and gardens!

Jen / domestika said...

So much fun to get a peek at other people's gardens! And "a sort of cottagey-meadowy beautiful mess" is exactly the kind of garden I love best. In fact, this picture of your garden in November looks a good bit like mine in July, half a world away...

Lavender said...

Hi Jenn! Thank you! Hope you are enjoying the end of summer up there - doesnt it always go so fast! Here we are practically counting the days till spring!

Lavender said...

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