Just a few snaps from my garden to share with you.
Firstly, my fuschias are looking good at the moment. They seem to like the wet weather even if we don't! They are fairly common varieties I think. One only cost £2 from our local supermarket and is a mass of blue - pink blooms. Great value. The others are little hardy bush fuschias. Pretty, dainty little splashes of colour across the front flower bed.
I have always loved the delicate little ballerina blooms of these flowers. I seem to remember Dad taking me to The Dingle in Shrewsbury - the little oasis in the centre of The Quarry - that Percy Thrower made his own when he was chief gardener there. That immaculate spot had the most gorgeous standard fuschias and even as a little girl, I loved the pastel pink, brilliant reds or purply blue dancing ballerinas, dangling from those delicate stems.
And then I go and spoil the poetic magic by showing you the spud I harvested in Wipso's garden yesterday - enough said!!