Nasturtiums are now in bloom outside, despite the rain. This one is pot planted outside the veranda and is slowly winding its’ way over pieces of driftwood, stone and Herb Robert.
Our lives are full of clutter. A garden is a retreat and a permaculture garden is a perfect, food-bearing retreat, created for almost no money investment…just time and an opening of the senses. Plants like London Pride, featured here, are so very easy to transplant from snippets and cuttings.
Chives this morning in the vegetable garden, but these have been planted all over the gardens and are great visuals.
The long-flowering Columbine growing in the vegetable garden…a good Bee and pollinator insect attractant.
Density of planting…the essence of permaculture.
Flowers…just flowers and endless beauty!
Blackcurrants ripening in the sun this morning. Writing this a short time later, the sun has gone back into hiding!
Plums on one of the many fruit trees at Bealtaine this morning…a good harvest is promised!
The many Apple trees are growing heavy with fruit.