Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day. June Delights.

The Blooming Garden

I have said before on this blog that if our gardens are not full of flowers in June,we might as well hang up our gardening gloves. This is the month that it is all happening. I am not a tidy gardener and I cram in more plants than this garden can reasonably hold, because I like the effect of  everything frothing over exuberantly and let’s face it a bit out of control. June is the time that my front garden comes into its own.

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I have already written about roses and these two cistuses are at their best too. I love the dark maroon blotches on the throat. The petals are like tissue paper.

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The little daisies of Erigeron karvinskianus round the feet of Cistus ladanifer seed around generously and they are always welcome. This cistus exudes a sort of sticky resin which smells wonderful in the sun and makes you feel…

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