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An English Country Garden

People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us. ~Iris Murdoch


English country garden

I was pottering around watering some plants in my in laws beautiful garden when I caught this view and thought it looked like a perfect painting.

Oh I do love and English country garden in the Spring. It makes your heart happy just to look at it doesnt it. Ah Spring such i time of blossoming new starts and possibilities when the world begins to come back to life.

The scent of an English country garden is both delicate and sweet and it reminds me of perfume my elegant great aunts would wear. A scent to make you smile.  Spring promises summer and sunshine and the full bloom of flowers but in itself it is complete and perfect and It is a season I adore.

I urge you to get out in your garden and really sniff that spring air, it is good for your lungs and superb for your soul. just a moment or two can make all the difference to your day .

In the midst of a grey grim week I wish you a colourful and happy day x




  1. Merlinda Little ( @pixiedusk)
    May 12, 2015 / 8:30 am

    It does look like a painting! nature is the best artist =) #mysundayphoto

  2. Coombe Mill
    May 10, 2015 / 4:02 pm

    This time of year is wonderful for all the spring flowers. a painting indeed!

  3. OneDad3Girls
    May 10, 2015 / 2:41 pm

    Beautiful mix of colours and tones. I love it

    Thank you for linking up

  4. Fi Ní Neachtáin
    May 10, 2015 / 9:08 am

    Oh so beautiful! I’ve always wanted a garden like this with lots of wildflowers growing together, it’s so pretty 🙂 #MySundayPhoto

    Fi @ http://www.fawnsandfables.com

  5. May 10, 2015 / 7:44 am

    Gorgeous shot. The flowers are all very pretty with beautiful different colours xx

  6. sherry from sherrys pickings
    May 10, 2015 / 6:57 am

    that is so lovely. what gorgeous flowers.

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