Tagged with summer

Hot

Hot

This week, the UK is enjoying a mini heatwave. The sudden high temperatures and humidity are a little challenging to work and sleep in, but mostly welcome after the drab and cool start to our summer so far.

Three

Three

There are many plants and combinations that are making me smile in our garden this week. Here are three that have caught my eye – and the camera.

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.

Flare

Flare

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

Ebb

Ebb

August crept in while my back was turned; and although the garden still brims with summer, there is a definite sense of change approaching.

Blaze

Blaze

Summer has finally arrived, with a welcome run of long, hot sunny days which continue to stretch ahead of us.

Solstice

Solstice

As the march of the sun up the sky comes momentarily to a rest above us, before beginning its slow journey back down, it is turning out to be rather a strange June as far as the weather goes.

August Review

August Review

The last day of August arrives, heralding Summer’s decline; yet the garden is not giving up without a fight.