I love nasturtiums, roses and michealmas daisies, and popped down to the bottom of the garden to pick a few for a vase on Monday.
These flowers are late summer stars for the lazy gardener, they’re all fairly easy to grow and produce a generous quantity of flowers.
The pink roses are from the bottom of the garden, and are very pretty despite a little blackspot on the leaves. Nobody’s perfect.
The yellow nasturtiums are a delight – I love them and so do the bees.
The laurel foliage is from our neighbours hugely overgrown hedge, which may actually be pruned this weekend… Updates may follow. 🙂
The michelmas daisy will hopefully keep flowering until the first frosts. It has a pretty yellow centre, that the yellow nasturtium complements in the vase.
The vase itself was made in Japan, and purchased for £1.50 from a local charity shop. Bargain!
I’m happy with this little collection, and I’ll share with Cathy’s gang of floral fans, ‘In A vase on Monday.’ To see what else has been gathered to start the week, visit Cathy’s blog.