British Flowers Week, which is a celebration of British flowers and the UK flower industry.
It’s thanks to my mum, who was a passionate gardener and loved flowers that I also am and do, even though I can only devote part of the plot to growing them.
I’m always happy to share my pictures here and elsewhere on-line for others to enjoy.
I posted this one of mostly white love-in-a-mist (nigella damascena) on the Facebook Friendly Gardeners group earlier in the week since when nearly 150 people have liked it.
Over on Twitter I have lots of friends who are florists and growers of British flowers. Sara is one who did this interview for Gardens Illustrated.
Here are couple of my Flighty’s favourites pot marigolds (calendula officinalis).
The first of at least a dozen of the palm-sized zingy red oriental poppies greeted me yesterday morning when I arrived at the plot.
If you find these rather flamboyant and prefer something more understated and elegant then how about a simple white dog rose.
Whatever flowers you like there are always plenty of British grown ones to choose from.
Have a good weekend!