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Flowers in my garden


pink owers on a green bed, painted onto natterjacks gallery walls, in a semi-installation ~ march 2013


blue owers on a yellow bed, all painted on khadi papers hand-made in southern india


january - winter jasmine; on an east wall hanging over the herb bed


january - dried oak leaves; blown in from the ancient oaks in the ďŹ eld


february - hellebora; cream and purple colour at the front of the house


february - hellebora; purple in the courtyard


february - snowdrops; just a few, then a friend brought round loads and we planted more


march - daodils; on the banks of the beck


april - english bluebells; appearing all over, but I would like them to be on our woodland oor too


april - japanese owering cherry; 2 weeks of pink blush on the drive culminating in pink snow


april - delphniums; a gift which we planted, however, the slugs adore them


april - primroses everywhere; in abundance, growing out of walls, on the path banks, in the bamber bed


april - magnolia stalata; high on the rock bed right of the stone steps


may - wild quince (japonica); in the couryard and in front of the house


may - campion; in the wild ower bed under the lilac and goat willow


may - campion; in abundance in the wild ower bed again


may - mountain cornflower; in the wild flower bed


july - meadowsweet, on the roadside just below middle earth


may - cuckoo flower; or mayflower standing tall with the buttercups all over the garden


june - orange hawkweed; on the bank below the studio window


june - blueberry owers; they turn to blueberries which the birds managed to eat before me


may - welsh poppy; hanging on the walls by the beck and in the courtyard


july - iris; a gift, planted by the studio bridge, hopefully they will take over the shaded damp area


july - agapanthus; in a pot on the studio terrace, a memory of trips to the scillies


july - delphiniums; one that survived the slugs


august - nasturtiums; kept in pots in the studio, lovely chaos


august - montbretia; or crocosmia, huge bundles of orange


september - dragon heart geraniums; all over the garden and increasing in number


october - fresias; a gift from a neighbour, kept in clear glass vase in the studio


november - variegated ivy; climbing over the rock beds all year round


december - dried hydrangea; taken from the beck gate on the drive and kept in the studio


november - berberis; outside the dining room window


december - holly; from the tree in the far north west corner of the garden


december - viburnum ferrari nanum; in the woodland patch on the drive


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Flowers in my garden catalogue  

Sally Bamber welcomes you to the flowers in her garden. This is a collection of watercolours made on hand-made Khadi papers from southern I...

Flowers in my garden catalogue  

Sally Bamber welcomes you to the flowers in her garden. This is a collection of watercolours made on hand-made Khadi papers from southern I...

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