These plants will self-seed around the garden and come in a wide variety of colours.
“We’ve done this walk many times before, but, as with any walk, there is always something different to see.”
A bonnie floo’er that you can add to salads – the Nasturtium is an easy to grow plant and a great one to get bairns interested in gardening.
“July the Twenty-fifth……………An emerald sea……Rippling….”
Fragrant, pure white, single flowers 9cm wide open in summer and autumn
In Japan they represent good fortune as well as a righteous and noble spirit.
Cauliflowers, and Romanescos in particular, are in fact buds that are designed to become flowers but which never reach their goal.
The yellow iris is thought by some to be the original ‘fleur-de-lis’ – a common symbol of heraldry.
The flowers are an important source of nectar for butterflies and long-tongued bees.
“To Marwick on a fine – if windy – Sunday.”