This plate originate from Austria where I got it a few years ago and now found it's place on my shed wall. Roughly, the meaning is - there's nothig achieved without hard work ( from early in the morning until night); envy eyes see only the flower beds but not the shovel too. How true!
Roses started to open their flowers; this one is called 'Double Delight'.
This clematis flower has an unusual petal or, is it a leaf? One half is green, the other half is blue... certainly an odd genetic mistake!
Calycanthus is a long blooming shrub.