Such a lot is happening in the garden at the moment. We had a few very hot days, which meant watering time, which gives me a chance to look a bit more closely at what’s going on with various plants.
I was delighted to see all these baby fronds on one of the tree fernsthe New Guinea impatiens is floweringand I did marvel at the spiky red spines on the leaves – insect deterrent?the rogue rose is flowering againand there are so many blooms on the hydrangea from newly “hatched”to beginning to colourto pick-able blooms, which I did in abundance and included the remaining few sweet peas to enjoy insideAs I wandered down the front path the other day I could hear buzzing and was stunned to see the blue berry ash in blossom these delicate bells are so tiny and pretty and a great attraction to bees. They were a bit hard to catch on camera as they flitted swiftly from flower to flower, but I persisted for you Ain’t Mother Nature grand?!