Heads up

For anyone interested, I’ve updated this week’s Tuesday Treats to identify the Nature Table plants.

Today’s post to cheer you up shows the value of having seed heads in the garden.

This is what I mean:

Glynis's poppy head sculptures

They’re poppy seed heads, right?  Papaver somniferum, the opium poppy, maybe?

Right??

I’m teasing.  Yes, they are poppy seed heads, but they’re also metal sculptures, adding a permanent feature of interest to the garden.

The gardener who sent me this image is starting to major on metal sculptures, and we’ve seen some of hers in the past days.  Winter, I think, is when they particularly come into their own, but they’re welcome at any time.

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