Hi everyone, I am still swooning over my 200 plus photos taken on holiday in Northern Ireland, Scotland and England! Above is a beautiful pot of geraniums in the window at my daughter, Kelli's home in N. Ireland. You can see some of her garden through the window. Check out her blog listed in the right hand column.
At Sentry Hill, this cottage caught my eye. The cottage itself is very monotone, but then the rock wall and flowers give it a beautiful burst of color.
In Stratford Upon Avon, England we were delighted to be able to meet up with two blogging friends, Mark and Jane Willis. Mark's blog is called Mark's Veg Plot and you can click on the address to the right of this column near the top of the right hand column. He is an avid gardener and has a beautiful blog. Check it out! He and Jane drove over to our hotel and we visited and had a cup of coffee with them. It was a special high light of our trip to get to meet them, and even though our meeting was short, we felt that they were folks we had known a long while! Jane has a few blogs herself and one is about contesting. You will see on Mark's blog how to click on Jane's blog, as well. Mark brought us a sampling of his fine salad tomatoes he grew and they were delicious, as well as pretty. Thanks, Mark and Jane for coming to our hotel...we thoroughly enjoyed meeting and visiting with you!
You will see gorgeous hanging baskets all over Ireland, Scotland and England. They've had lots of rain, so the pots were especially pretty this year.
So many tea rooms, so little time! But we did manage to have several cream teas, not to mention lunch. We could have called the trip an "EAT FEST"!