callmemadam (callmemadam) wrote,
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callmemadam

May Day

What a murky old day for May Day. I can’t imagine anyone feeling like dabbling in the dew this morning. In 2011 I was able to show a rose in bloom . This year there are buds but no flowers yet. Here’s some other pretty things photographed yesterday.

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Airy Tiarella.

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Quince (Chaenomeles). This is a huge shrub and absolutely covered in flowers this year.

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If I’m lucky, the clematis, rose and honeysuckle on this wall are all in flower together. I hope the others catch up with the clematis by the end of the month.

It’s been such a mild winter that some pelargoniums have survived a cold greenhouse (under fleece) and have started to flower. A basket of fuchsias is also flourishing and has some promising buds.

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Pelargonium ‘Nutmeg’.

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Standard bedding pelargonium, bought at the market last year and grown on.
Happy May Day, everyone!
Tags: may day, spring
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