May 10

Mother's Day

A Mother's Flower Garden
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"All the names I know from nurse:
Gardener’s garters, Shepherd’s purse,
Bachelor’s buttons, Lady’s smock,
And the Lady Hollyhock. "

~ The Flowers, A Child's Garden of Verses, Robert Louis Stevenson, 1885

Happy Mother's Day for all mothers and grandmothers near, dear, and remembered with a tartan bouquet of old-fashioned flowers! 🌺🌻🌹🌸🌷🥀💐🏵️🌼

Some old-fashioned favourites that many people associate with mother or grandma cottage gardens are:

  • Sweet Peas

  • Morning Glories

  • Roses

  • Heliotrope

  • Four o'clocks

  • Larkspur

  • Poppies

  • Button Bush

  • Love in a Mist

  • Hollyhocks

  • Bacherlor Buttons

  • Snapdragons

  • Sunflowers

  • Sweet William

  • Foxglove

  • Columbine

  • Honeysuckle


Should you want a virtual garden walk today, click the bouquet for a select set of garden tours.


Happy Mother's Day & Mothering Sunday!

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