Compared to the fabulousness of June, July has come in wet and soggy with almost continual rain in Glasgow this week which means everything is well watered and looking very green and lush. Here's my pick from the garden this week, in between the rain, for #SixonSaturday as July streams in!
You may remember last month that I told you which six plants were my absolute must-haves for the garden, and asked you which ones were yours? The response was overwhelming! I hope that the following choices from a wide readership make you think about your own plant choices, and inspire you!
Isn't it amazing how the sunshine just makes everything in the garden look brighter? It's the beginning of July and the colours are more intense, if only we could freeze the garden just as it is right now! Here are my sunny #sixonsaturday in July!
If you had to choose just six plants for your garden that you could not be without, which six plants would you choose? These suggestions are just a bit of banter between gardeners but these top choices might inspire you to plant some in your garden!
The absolutely fabulous foxglove is one those garden plants that I just could not be without! Their skyscraper stems of blooms bring colour and stature all around the garden and they do well in partial shade which is so useful for lots of areas but especially at the back of borders which can often back on to hedges or fences.