Flowers in my garden catalogue

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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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