The garden has continued to grow despite the lack of rain, and we were on the list to be part of the open gardens scheme for our local hospice this month. Instead they are having a virtual open gardens on their Facebook page and asked us for some photos that they could share. I thought you might like to enjoy a few of them as well
Early morning sunlight just catching "Mum's maple" - given to me by her some 25years ago and finally planted in the soil when we moved here
a beautiful rose that came from my son in law's grandmother's garden. I love it that gardens can speak to us of people through the things that grow in them
New shed, new maple and new slate pathway which leads to ...
our new seating area, where tea and cake are taken and plants from the greenhouse are nursed along before planting out
the Man's domain, where vegetables are produced and badgers are battled - they being rather partial to bean seedlings and other vegetable delights!
and finally, Down in the Dell where the badgers dwell, looking green and thriving
For my walks I am lucky enough to have the sea within five minutes drive, or fifteen minutes walk from the house. The weather has been so glorious, and our beach has, so far, remained thankfully unvisited for the most part, just a few locals taking the air
A friend wondered how we'd managed to escape to some hot Greek island, but no, this is the place we call home
I am everlastingly grateful to live here