Tweak

Tweak

The August Bank Holiday weekend gave us two days of good gardening weather, before a damp windswept Monday that drove us back indoors.

Glut Busting

Glut Busting

Another trugful of tomatoes from the greenhouse, too many to enjoy raw, have been processed for the freezer.

Riches

Riches

We woke to gentle rainfall this morning, the long hot weeks of sunshine finally faltering to give way to a greyer day, the morning laced with light rain: a temporary reprieve by all accounts and therefore all the more welcome.

Summertime

Summertime

Through these long hot summer days, the garden has filled out, knitting across any lingering gaps with a gentle progression of colour.

Lost Again

Lost Again

A couple of days after returning from our recent week away, we lost our beloved cat Xander: another casualty to our ‘quiet’ country lane.  

Flare

Flare

As May drew to a close, the garden was alight with flares of early summer colour.