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Flare

Flare

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

Sea of Colour

Sea of Colour

For over a week, we have been enjoying warm sunshine here, although strong winds have been frequent visitors.

Surge

Surge

As the last week of May unfolds, the garden is surging with vibrant colour.

May Flowers

May Flowers

Wild winds have been sweeping through the garden here for a week or more, bringing a further mix of sunshine and showers; sheltered spots in the sunshine feel warm but the wind sweeps its icy fingers across everything and temperatures have plummeted for the past couple of nights.

Some survivors…

Some survivors…

Last spring, before the building works started, I was filled with optimism and sowed seeds for a variety of cottage garden flowers, envisaging the garden borders swelling with these new treasures in the summer to come.  Over a year later, the building work is yet to come to an end, and the borders still lie … Continue reading