Weekend flowers

One of the things about only seeing your garden once a week or so is that you really look forward to what surprises you'll find each time you arrive. Last weekend, the daffodils were the stars (more in the next post) but I also found these odds and ends around. I usually pick some flowers to take into the house—or back to the city—so I can appreciate them more closely.

From left to right:  maroon snake's-head lily (Fritillaria meleagris), blue squills (Scilla siberica), white summer snowflake (Leucojum vernum), assorted green hellebores and a two-toned grape hyacinth (Muscari aucheri 'Mount Hood').

Dominique Browning, my friend and ex-editor at House & Garden, just put up an interesting post about "Blown Bouquets" at her new blog Slow Love Life. Be sure to look out for her memoir Slow Love published by Atlas any day now.

4 comments:

Elizabeth said...

wow. All of my favorite flowers--and all in your garden--amazing!

Stephen Orr said...

Thanks Elizabeth. And plus they are all deer-proof!

Ashling said...

How absolutely magnificent...both the flowers and the way the photograph captured the blooms and the light...

Stephen Orr said...

Thanks Ashling. The light on that screened porch is really beautiful