Oh Happy Hydrangea!



My lovely neighbour, who is a brilliant gardener, has created a beautiful English country garden out of nothing. There is colour all year round, a fishpond and a vegetable plot. 

There are arches with plants crawling around them and little paths leading to yet more horticultural delights. It has everything I aspire to have. I look across to her garden with envy. 

She must look across at mine and wonder if a localised hurricane returns every evening. She's too kind to mention it and instead leaves runner beans and courgettes on my doorstep. 

So I was quite pathetically delighted when today she told me she envied my hydrangea. Let me repeat that:  SHE ENVIED MY HYDRANGEA! 

I've been walking around on cloud nine all day!




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5 comments:

  1. That is a happy day when someone who you admire admires you back. And your Hydrangea IS wonderful!

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  2. Our hydrangea is doing well this year with all the rain, they do crave water.

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  3. It is a gorgeous specimen. Mine have bare branches with a leaf here and there, a bud or two waiting for spring. I'd love a garden full of colour, but flowers don't do well here, the soil and the plant eating creepy crawlies are against me.

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  4. That is beautiful. I envy it too. :)

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  5. It is pretty. And she sounds kind.

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