Just a quick post, in between trying out some beers at the Beers at the Basin event and going to the see the classical students graduation season performance at the New Zealand School of Dance…..yes, quite a contrast! Anyway, here is my round up for this week of six on a Saturday. Thanks once again to The Propagator for starting this weekly event.
First up, the weather. There has been a lot of heavy rain, that seemed never to stop, and it was even stormy at time, meaning a lot of sweeping up had to be done. The past two days and today has seen a turn, to dry, and warm weather. This combination makes everything around the house grow madly, and our ‘up steps’ are slowly disappearing into the bush….and it is the first day of summer today too.
Second up are the Peruvian lilies that are now beginning to appear everywhere. There will soon be a golden glow.
Third, I know I put a picture of these violas in a post a few weeks ago, but they are still spreading and forming a very pretty carpet in a place that needs that very thing. Invasive? Perhaps, but fine in the location they are in and they look so pretty.
Fourthly, all the thymes are doing well, and the chicken thyme is producing flowers.
Fifthly, this is the ‘neglected corner’ of the upper terrace (sounds much grander than it is!) today. Think I will abandon the large pot and chair idea!
And finally, seeds are sprouting, and hopefully results will be able to be shown here in a short while. In the meantime, look forward to seeing what everyone else’s gardens are looking like.
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