An update on my #100happydays challenge – http://100happydays.com/ from the end of November 2015; work and preparations for Christmas completely caught up with me so I’m way behind with my summaries. Reflecting on these pictures, reminded me of the importance of family, friends, doing the things you love and most of all how much flowers and my garden can lift my mood. Have a good week everyone and come back soon to see the next instalment.
42/100 – Fuchsias still flowering in late November
I’ve mentioned a couple of times on my blog, and on twitter, about how weird the weather has been in the UK this Autumn. In our part of Salford in Lancashire, most of the flowers in the garden continued to flower well into December – fuchsias, dahlias (see below), geraniums, hydrangeas, etc. Other fuchsias in the garden flowered right into mid December and starred in a Vase on Monday.
It’s been very mild but wet especially in December – we had dreadful floods in elsewhere in Salford only a couple of miles from me. Cumbria, Lancashire, Yorkshire and Scotland have all been flooded – it’s just dreadful as it wrecks lives, homes and businesses.