So far, this year’s weather has been fairly good for the garden. A mild winter and spring, a very warm spell in April, and a wet May has resulted in vigorous growth and fairly early flowering.
|Self-seeding Welsh Poppies are everywhere this year
|Fragrant rose ‘Princess Alexandra of Kent’
|Lupins have done especially well this year
|Ladybird Poppy with its distinctive colours
|Rose ‘Tottering Gently By’
|Globe Artichokes, grown for fun rather than eating