Monday, 11 July 2011

Sweet honeysuckle

We have an arbour in the garden which is a riot of honeysuckle right now. although I can see that some blooms are finished already - they are two different varieties which scramble up each side and kind of mingle at the top. The local sparrows absolutely love to hide in there and are a source of endless entertainment:


And close up - take a deep sniff :))


The sun is shining here so maybe Summer has returned? I hope so!!! But no sign of Spike the Hedgehog lately - the little ingrate is ignoring the food we leave out for him and isn't being picked up on CCTV either. Hope he's OK - perhaps off on his hols?

Di
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7 comments:

  1. Atchooooo! I think I took too big a sniff . . . AND I suffer from Hayfever!!!!

    That Arbour looks lovely . . . not a wonky/stranded boat in sight! (Arbour? Get it? I was thinking back your hol pic's). Soz! I'm going now . . .

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  2. Very clever Sarn ! An eggstra point for bein' so clever - but sorry I made you sneeze! Hugs, Di x

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  3. Hi Di, you have both Red & Yellow l have the Yellow and don't get a lot of scent from mine your's looks gorgeous and l'm sure the birds just love being in there, it looks beautiful:) Sandra H

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  4. Absolutely stunning Di! Ohhhh, I wish I could smell it. I have to say, it would look fabulous in my garden! TFS

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  5. Hi Sandra, it's true that the yellow one here doesn't smell either. The bi-coloured (creamy yellow and red) one does smell yummy - it's Lonicera Belgica which is known for the sweet scent and it gets red berries in the Autumn - ha, just realised why the birds like to perch in amongst it, little perishers :) Di xx

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  6. That Arbour looks absolutely stunning Di! Mine are just about done blooming, not much smell left. Generally they'll bloom again sometime befor summer is over.
    Hugs
    Bernie

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  7. Coo, we only get the one lot of blooms. Lucky you Bernie. Hugs, Di x

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