Its been very hot in Northern Ireland for the past two weeks with weather reaching up to 25C / 80F. This is not our normal weather for this time of year, which would normally be raining and lucky to reach 20C / 70F.
The first sunflower 'Single Giant' is in bloom this week - aren't sunflowers so pretty! I grew this one from seed. My seed list can be found by clicking here. I try to keep it updated.
Other plants of interest in the garden....
|Above: Delphinium grown from seed several years ago.|
|Above: Wild foxglove self seed in the garden.|
Below: Feathery flowered Astilbe growing alongside Geranium.
|Above: A climbing Hydrangea has large flower heads. Growing behind the hydrangea is a climbing rose (pictured below) which is left to its own devices each year.|
|Above: I divided this Delphinium plant last year and moved some pieces to other areas of the garden. The plant in rebellion has produced less flowers this year.|
Below: The lupin is almost finished now.
Here's hoping your garden is full of blooms!
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