Behold the lilies of the field

We had a magical summer up here in Co Monaghan. Everything bloomed early and self-seeded.

29th October, 2005

We had a magical summer up here in Co Monaghan. Everything bloomed early and self-seeded. Now I have the odd combination of Michaelmas daisies flanked by pink Iceland poppies, a cloud of white feverfew daisies - covering the bald patch where the Lavatera has died down - and a forest of fennel seedlings which I'll transplant.

This is the time of year to make hard decisions - what to discard, what to get more of....

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