My garden is battered, wet and lush. Luckily I put in plenty of stakes early on, but even so so extra support work is needed after yesterday’s wind. All the trees looked as though they were madly auditioning for a ‘because I’m worth it,’ hair tossing competition and this morning there are plenty of tattered green shreds on the ground.
This afternoon my friend has her garden open in a village near Cheltenham – a whole group of them are open, which would be wonderful on a quintessentially warm June afternoon. Grey skies won’t pull the crowds. Continue reading “June Drops”
Water in any form, water doesn’t even have to be the subject, simply important to the picture.
A couple of rule changes;
1) I’d like to see pictures taken this year (2012)
2) Members may enter as many times as they like, all will be considered. I know how frustrating it is to have two or three suitable pictures for our competitions and have to pick only one, so I’ve scrapped the ‘one pic only rule’ for this one.
Water it is, solid, liquid or gas, have fun 🙂
Closing date Sat July 7th (all time zones, I’ll be judging on the Sunday)
Today, being Monday was sunny. OK for me, as I don’t work Mondays as a rule. But I thought of all those folk, who’d had a completely washed out weekend and then went to work in blazing sunshine this morning – (well sunshine intermittently at least) – while I walked in the woods with a friend and two Labradors and we caught up with a few weeks’ news.
“Wait until you see the blue bells,” she said.
The rain has had a significant effect on the river levels around here. Lots of places where it had burst its banks, including someone’s back garden. And they say the water hasn’t finished rising yet and that there’s more to come. Continue reading “Weather be nice”