Wildflower Garden

It’s impossible to walk past this garden without smiling! The California poppies I photographed last week have been joined by their European cousins, Papaveroideae, and a host of colourful friends.

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A California Immigrant

California poppies, Eschscholzia californica… these golden beauties are a¬†touch of home-away-from-home for me, and always evoke a flood of memories. As a child I was taught that our state flowers were special, and never to be picked. I have always appreciated¬†their seasonal appearance, but never more so than since I’ve been living here in England….

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