Saved from the Rain

Last night we were forecast heavy rain, a typical British summer!  I looked out in the garden and realised that my peonies which have just opened and the roses were about to get completely ruined.  So I cut a lot of them to bring them indoors and enjoy them in here. I wish I could have left them in my fruit bowl, don’t they look gorgeous? But they are now all over the house in pretty much every container I could find.  I don’t mind it rained now!

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12 Comments

  1. so very pretty. I haven’t seen yellow peonies before. I have light pink and white in my back yard. I hope to buy a few dark pink/fuschia this next week.
    Glad you saved them. your house must smell completely divine!!

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  2. Wow! I’ve just seen some peonies in Waitrose (lovely but pricy) and yours look 10 times nicer. I’m now inspired to go and potter in my tiny garden 🙂

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  3. Thanks for all your lovely comments, I must admit I was very sad to pick them but it’s wonderful they have given you all so much pleasure 🙂

  4. Beautiful!! What a fabulous array of colours!! I would have loved to cut my own roses but was beat to the punch, if you will, by a complete stranger who pulled up in her car with a set of clippers and helped herself to a bouquet from the bush on the side of my house. True. Story.

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