Another week of sun and rain, the plants are certainly happy and the gardener is when she can get out and do some work! Inside the house is looking much cleaner and tidier now too, just in time for more visitors! Roses are starting their second flush, which is nice and the day lilies are almost finished so not much more deadheading to do there any more.At the moment I’m trying to get rid of an Acanthus mollis which had ideas of world dominaton, which Monty Don says is impossible! I’ll keep on trying, but as soon as I think I have dug all the roots out, more shoots pop up!
My six for this week are here……….
My Aeonium schwarzkopf sitting in the rain outside the conservatory.
Honeysuckle on the arbour in the back garden, the perfume is divine in this area, especially in the evening when I go to bed, I have a deep breath in, through the bedroom window when I go to bed and the perfume is still there next morning.
A lovely pot of lilies which was sent to me from Canada, via M&S, many years ago for one of my birthdays from my nephew. He is coming to stay next week, hopefully it will still be flowering.
Fuchsias are doing well at the moment, this is the plain ordinary magellanica variety by the back door that the previous people planted. The birds like it and wait here for their turn on the bird feeder.
This rose has only just started flowering, I don’t know why it is so late. I think it is The Prince, but can’t be sure. It has a beautiful “old rose” perfume.
Crocosmia Solfaterre has just started flowering, loads of buds to open so you could be seeing this again! The foliage of this one isn’t the usual bright green of the other crocosmias but more of a khaki colour.
Today has started out with lovely sunshine and blue sky, I wonder how long it will last. Those are my six for this week, thanks go to Jim at Garden Ruminations for hosting.