Posted by: lornasass | August 24, 2010

A BOUQUET FOR BRITAIN

We are leaving Thursday after two months in the UK, and I am feeling nostalgic.

Never have I seen so many beautiful flowers in such a short period of time.  Never have I “met” a nation so enamored of flowers.  Even the smallest front garden has a proud patch of posies, and the frequent rain and temperate climate keeps them all very happy.

Here is a tiny sampling of the special flowers I saw–with thanks to all the plant-hunters who introduced them to Britain from far-away places centuries ago, and with appreciation for all of the gardeners who look after them.

The bees thank them too…



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  1. Thanks for taking us along with you on your journeys. What a lovely summer.

    • It was sweet to have you with me. For our last day, we’re off to the Garden Museum (would you believe?) in London along the Thames.


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