The mange tout and peas have grown sky high
and we are eating the first of the potato crop.
unsightly brown outer petals.
Cinders, indeed, and certainly not dressed for the ball!
The 'Queen of Denmark' is much better behaved.
I've put my auriculas into the garage greenhouse. During the summer when the sun is high it functions as a shade house and doesn't get overly hot. It has just a couple of panels of reclaimed Victorian glass tiles in the roof that face east and west. (They took forever to clear of smoke and grime!)
Himself has taken advantage of the dry weather to do various tasks. Photographed here are the kitchen cupboard door knobs, getting a fresh coat of varnish. "Photograph my workbench," he instructed, "it's a design classic."
Okay, Captain! (The man's a marvel!)
Ah, everything in the garden is lovely!