Here we are – Saturday again. As the focus of this post is on what is happening in our gardens, I am not going to talk about anything else that has happened this week. I’ll save that for Monday. All I will say about the week is we have had lovely, sunny weather, and have been listening to cicadas, both of which tell us it is summer. Thanks once again to The Propagator for allowing us to share what is going on in our gardens.
First up, I have had to keep an eye on my pots of herbs as some don’t like direct sunshine and some do, so there has been a daily shuffle around of a few things. Loving the sun is the new oregano and so far the tarragon, though I do need to watch the latter a bit. Things are otherwise looking fine, but I need to keep the watering can handy.
There are still some lovely nasurtiums such as the two below. I wish I could remember the packet of seeds I used, as they are a lovely mix of colours.
Next up, the Peruvian lilies are still looking quite wonderful. Below is a different view of them, taken looking down on the mini jungle that surrounds our house.
At number four, it is agapanthus season! Below you can see ones on the steps to the house and some at the back of the house. This latter group was not there last year I am positive, so have just blown there from the surrounding area. These all look like white ones.
And so to that annoying area at the back of the house, where things just grow and get left to themselves. I have mentioned before about putting some pots of things here, but I don’t find the space welcoming for some reason. Anyway, I must do something about the weeds between the cracks in the paving during my summer holiday regardless, and maybe consider even a pot of good old nasturtiums or something else easy growing like marigolds perhaps.
And finally…Charlie who loves the sunshine but sometimes finds it just a bit too hot. Here he is taking a bit of shade from the giant fern.
As usual, I am looking forward to seeing everyone’s beautiful gardens in other parts of the world.
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