..soggy and windswept.
Oh my, what an awful week, I’ll be honest and say I really haven’t bothered with the garden lately, the miserable weather is just no incentive to get out there and do anything!
I did manage to get out yesterday on the one dry morning we’ve had and was wonderfully surprised by the resilience of some flowers, the winds and heavy rain of late have wrecked a lot of the plants and flowers, but a few hardy buggers cling on.
My favourite of which are these funny little things, they remind me of bottle brushes, just prettier!
There’s huge bushes of them, just chock full of pretty little purple flowers.
Another flower that seems to be holding on is the rosehips, a few are looking rather sorry and pitiful, but hold beauty nonetheless.
Can we just stop a second to appreciate the crazy strength and determination of these roots? Whilst destructive in their own ways, I do admire their tenacity.
Rather fed up of all the shoddy weather and lack of anything pretty in the garden I treated myself to a few carnations, the simple flowers are the best!
I also nabbed a few battered and tattered petals which had been blown down in the crazy winds we had yesterday early morning, so pretty, I might just have to use them in some handmade paper.
Linking up to the garden and outdoors inspired How Does Your Garden Grow