The last two months have been odd. Hot sometimes and then freezing at others and then I spent the majority of two weeks holding an umbrella. I have gone from summer tops to my winter coat complete with scarf and gloves in the space of a week. Its awful. And my dear garden has suffering. We started the month with a hose pipe ban which I am sure will last all summer long. I actually don’t mind watering with the watering can but when the garden needs a good drenching it is a hard old slog.
But things are taking shape in the garden. Mum and I finally put down paving slabs under the seats.
The rhodendrum didn’t fare too well with the rain.
I always find it amazing how quickly the garden springs to life.
The only alium to survive the cold/hot/soaking weather (I remain heartbroken)
And the buds on the honeysuckle, roses and peonies fill me with hope for a great end of spring and beginning of summer.
How is your garden doing?