Archive for July, 2015

I have 4 different clematis in my garden. Two of them wind themselves along a¬†framework full of white roses. Now they have finished blooming, after the first bloom of the roses, and are beautiful in quite another way than before. The small purple one has a kind of seed head, like a dandelion and the mauve/white an head of intricate swirls. VanDycke’s earth is a good colour for the dead leaves and olivegreen and greenolive give different shades of green when mixed with cadmium yellow. Some golden dabs to reflect the sun.


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