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|