Ok, so I’m cheating a little as these photos were taken last weekend, but I haven’t had the chance since then to take any! The garden hasn’t changed too much anyway although I do need to take some snaps of some plants.
Thankfully we’ve had relatively little rain this week – just had a quick drizzle now for the first time in a few days – but it has generally been quite grey and today is definitely chilly and due frosts tonight. I’ve been out to cover my little Tomatoes.
Be warned, there are plenty of Forget-me-not photos in this post with more to come in a feature post later some time. It looks like we’ve some hybrids going on with a couple of mostly pink plants… Not too sure I like the pink ones – definitely prefer the blues and whites.
The one job I’m determined to get done this bank holiday weekend is cutting the grass. I’ve had enough of the scruffy look now – especially in the front; it closely resembles a meadow.
Anything beyond the mowing will be a bonus
Tulips aren’t doing so well; the ones my mum gave me don’t seem to have appeared at all. The Blacks and Whites aren’t doing too bad but the show still isn’t what it ought to be although I think I can give them some slack considering the amount of rain they’ve endured.
There appears to be something wrong with the Aquilegia, a lot of its blooms are small like this – I’m unsure if it’s due to the cold and rain because it’s never happened before. I actually quite like these small blooms!
So thrilled that this Dicentra has popped up – I do love its clusterd blooms and its ferny foliage… That is if I could see its foliage but at the moment it’s swamped by other plants. I’m hopeful it’ll do well this year and be much larger next year.
Very excited to see Clematis ‘Marjorie’ doing well, she has put on a lot of growth this year and we’ve a fair few blooms. I expect her to get very large as the plant matures and I cannot wait to see the results.
These Fern fronds are by far the nicest of all my Ferns and I love taking photos of them. Harlow Carr rose and Erysimum are a nice combination although I ought to move the Erysimum as both have growth so much they’re now crowding each other a little too much. I’m just worried I will kill it if I try and it’ll be a big loss to lose such a nice mature plant.