greentapestry : August Musing

Saturday, 1 August 2015

August Musing


16 comments:

  1. Astrantia are one of my favourites in the garden. Even more so when they are covered in bees!

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    1. A favourite with me too Angie. The bees are a welcome bonus.

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  2. Plenty of buzzing in the borders this year.

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    1. Thanks for your comment Jessica. There is indeed plenty of singing and buzzing afoot.

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  3. The Bees and the Butterflies certainly like the Astrantia.

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    1. I don't think I've noticed them particularly attracting butterflies Brian but that maybe because most of my astrantias are in a shady north facing border ..... either that or I'm never out when the butterflies are browsing on them.

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    2. It just so happened I had posted a picture of A Gatekeeper Butterfly on astrantia a couple of days ago.
      ( It was originally wrongly named.)

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  4. Lovely photo, Anna. I've just put a few astrantias in the garden this year and hoping they'll clump up in years to come. Soon there won't be room for veg!!

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  5. Another vote for astrantias and one for bumble bees too.

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  6. Such a pretty flower - perfect with the addition of the bee.

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  7. I was never a big fan of William Carlos Williams, but what a perfect description! Beautiful!

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  8. Lovely description which sums up summer very succinctly. Why then, am I already plagued by thoughts of winter when I just want to enjoy the moment NOW !! :-)

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  9. A lovely photograph and I like the quote. It would make a great greetings card.

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  10. I can't grow astrantia - guess my garden is too dry and shaded - love yours :-)

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All your comments are much appreciated and treasured. I wil try to reply to everyone who leaves a comment, but it may take me a few days, especially when I start spending more time in the garden and at the lottie. I know that you will understand :) I am sure that I will also visit your blog if I have not already done so. If you have any specific questions I will either reply to them here or you can email me at : thegreentapestry@gmail.com

Namasté

- Anna.