The growth spurt continues: I’m pretty certain that most things are ahead of themselves. Or maybe the last few years have been so awful that I’ve forgotten what a ‘normal’ growing year is like.
Here are the cucumbers. It has taken just 22 days to get from baby to harvested-and-in-the-sandwich size.
Here are the peaches: I’m watering the pots daily, with a weekly feed of tomato fertiliser. Seems to be working.
And finally the peonies; these big fat buds will soon burst open. I can’t wait.
This is Sarah Bernhardt. I see there is a bindweed battle waiting to be waged there, grrrr….
Francoise and Duchess are below. Francoise is a fabulous magenta and Duchess a cool white.
All three in the same vase are magnificent.
Just after I took these photos, Billy the Labrador came along with his tail wagging wildly and decapitated three of Duchesses blooms. Who knew a labrador tail also doubled as a machete! He was in the dog house for about 5 minutes – who could stay angry with this face?