The Myrtle is late - but amazing this year.
'Knowest thou the land where the lemon trees bloom? In the dark foliage the golden oranges gleam, a soft wind blows from the blue heavens, the myrtle is still and the laurel stands high'
My favourite tub because it has come up smiling with no succour - from last year.
' The bride hath paced into the hall, red as a rose is she.'
Hibiscus. My ship mate Dylan says he has two - the same pinky mauve shade.
Those wretched pigeons. This blue plant has really gone forth and multiplied- and cracked the pottery tub.
I never tire of these Japanese anenomes
Sweet smelling stocks.
'If thou hast not a capon, feed on an onion.'
J. Ray English Proverbs
'Unkempt about those hedges blows an English unofficial rose.'
'What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.'
Progress report: up to page 246 - just 58 more to go before starting the final edit when the real work begins.