Zinnias, Angelica seed heads and canes

God through Jeremiah tells Israel what to say when they need to say sorry to Him. “Behold we come unto Thee; for Thou art the Lord our God. Truly in vain is salvation hoped for from the hills, and from the multitude of mountains: truly in the Lord is the salvation of Israel… We lieContinue reading “Zinnias, Angelica seed heads and canes”

Lamb’s- ear from the garden

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on Thee;because he trusteth in Thee. Isaiah 26:3 Lambs- ear belongs to the mint family (Lamiaceae). The plant spreads readily wherever a root touches the soil it grows. It also grows by seed. As you cut the stem you notice it is not roundContinue reading “Lamb’s- ear from the garden”

Tassels, Lambs-ear and Cardoon Thistle.

Grace and peace be yours in abundance. 2Peter 1: 2 I like to keep as many of my flowers in the garden for the bees so the 4 Cardoon thistles have been used in different ways in my flower displays. At the moment I have 8 Cardoon thistle flowers in various stages on the sameContinue reading “Tassels, Lambs-ear and Cardoon Thistle.”

A Pot of Calendulas and miniature Marrigolds

He gives us grace and glory. The Lord will withhold no good thing from those who do what is right. Psalm 84:11 The three containers I am using today have special significance. The small round pot and the copper egg cup are both from Zimbabwe. The plant pot was from my Summer school students inContinue reading “A Pot of Calendulas and miniature Marrigolds”

Hollyhocks and Gladioli 8 Aug 2021

“All the rivers of earthly joy may be flowing into your heart, but they will never fill it. They may recede, or dry up, or ebb; but if not, still they will never satisfy…But in Christ there is perennial interest…We need not go outside of Him for new delights; and to know Him is toContinue reading “Hollyhocks and Gladioli 8 Aug 2021”

August flowers (3rd-6th) 2021

We have had a lot of wind and rain this season perfect for spreading the spores of Hollyhock rust. My plants have also been affected as can be seen on the leaves. The vase with no markings was found for a couple of pounds in a charity shop. Carnival glass/ pressed glass I don’t know.Continue reading “August flowers (3rd-6th) 2021”