Sunday, October 24, 2021
NatureMerlin's Hollow English Garden, Every Visit Different Flowers

Merlin’s Hollow English Garden, Every Visit Different Flowers

It was a hot humid overcast day at Merlin’s Hollow English Garden last Sunday. During my visit on that day when I passed by David Tomlinson I said to him ‘when I will leave this place today there is one thing I am not going to thank you for and that will be the mosquitoes‘. The little suckers were charging at me from all directions. I escaped a few but I didn’t escape many.

“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.”

My last visit to Merlin’s Hollow English Garden was in the spring and I missed two consecutive visits in between. I dropped by last Sunday and I don’t even regret the mosquito bites. The garden was surreal and with tropical-like weather it brought back memories of my travels to Singapore.

Hard to believe but I think some of the flowers were as tall as me or even taller. Lot’s of yellows during my last visit. More purples and whites during this visit. However, poppy flowers dominated the front entrance. Poppies are my favorite flowers. I grew up in a country where poppy seeds were the biggest baking ingredient; therefore let’s say poppies were not part of the flower garden where I used to live.

English Garden
English Garden
English Garden
English Garden
English Garden

Photographing flowers can be quite addictive. When I first shared some of my photos with Dierdre she actually taught me and made me think about each flower’s architecture. Last Sunday we discussed flower personalities. Yes personalities. I also noticed that some flowers are just meant to stay beautiful to the naked eye since not every flower is photogenic.

English Garden

If you missed visiting Merlin’s Hollow you still have one more chance in August during the Doors Open event. However, you may not see the same flowers I published in this post. That is why I try to visit as many times as possible because every visit there is a new flower to discover.

Anna Lozyk Romeo
Aurora, ON

Aurora Year 2019 in Review

Town of Aurora

Town of Aurora 2019 Year in Review, My Perspective

Let me reflect on the Town of Aurora 2019 year in review from my perspective. I've decided to share below some of the highlights...

Aurora ON Year 2019 in Photos, Visual Changes

Today I am going to share with you some of the changes that took place in the Town of Aurora ON in year 2019...


Popular Key Words

Please do not take images from the Living in Aurora blog and do not re-post them on your website (especially if your site is of commercial nature) or your social media. This site is equipped with a plugin which allows you to share on different social platforms. The watermark on the photos is to identify the artist. Please read my copyright statement below.

Photos, audio & video, mixed media, and written content, Copyright © Anna Lozyk Romeo, unless otherwise specified. Use and/or reproduction, by any person or organization, of images or information contained on blog is not permitted without the written consent of the respective owners of this blog. Unauthorized use of images and information from this blog constitutes a violation of international copyright, trademark, privacy and communication regulations.