My A-Z posts this year will be based on things in my garden – flowers, animals, the birds and the bees, butterflies - with a bit of poetry thrown in. For some letters I am expecting to cheat somewhat – wishing they were here.
A - Anemone, Aquilegia, Azalea, Red Admiral
We have a lot of perennial plants. Among them is the:
A perennial may be, but the anemone doesn’t always put in an appearance unlike the:
These seed themselves and appear in all sorts of unexpected places like against the next door fence.
However if you use garden pots it’s easier to maintain control:
Of course it is wildlife that you wish to see, like this ‘admirable’ sight:
I’ve watched you now a full half-hour,
Self-poised upon that yellow flower;
Wordsworth – To a Butterfly.