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Daily Archives: July 18, 2014

My Little Trip… Part IV

No trip to the British countryside would be complete without some country garden photos… here are a few of my favorites. I love to think about how the plants all go and look together, why the gardener made certain choices, how one plant plays off the other. The general feel of " slightly overgrown but manicured" is what I love most about the "English Country Garden" look. There is something so magical about it. Along with my hollyhocks this year, I am going to try to recreate this feel in a small area of my front garden. I already have the overgrown climbing roses and various types of hydrangeas in my front porch area so I think we will start there :-).     … this jasmine reminds so much of growing up that I can literally smell being a kid again!        &#8230…