A recent post from Sandra had me reaching for my copy of
I will simply refer you to Sandra’s review and say that I enjoyed this short book in my 1977 paperback edition.
Taking regular rests, today I was mostly occupied with irrigation and decapitation of garden plants,
More lilies are blooming on the patio;
we have a peripatetic plethora of hemerocallis, incorrectly called day lilies.
The last of these faces this small clematis climbing the trellis in the front garden,
and stands beside this fuchsia Delta’s Sarah.
Most hanging baskets contain petunias and trailing lobelias.
Bees were particularly attracted to geranium palmatums and yellow saxifrages.
In the Rose Garden, Just Joey has matured, and Alan Titchmarsh stands proud.
Both are visible in these images also including a red carpet rose and Love Knot.
Rosa Gallica has shed a tear over a Deep Secret.
We can drink in the beauty of Hot Chocolate.
Lady Emma Hamilton and Absolutely Fabulous converse with Crown Princess Margareta in the background;
and red valerian introduces
the deep red potted geranium at the edge of the Oval Path.
WordPress took note of my paperback’s title and flushed out everything that followed as soon as I had completed this post, so I was forced to do it all again. Grrrrr.
This evening I dined on Jackie’s glorious chicken jalfrezi; pilau rice; and onion bahji, with which I drank Peroni.