A proper summer’s day

The weather’s been very obliging this weekend. First barbecue of the year attended yesterday, load of washing out on the whirly today, and a very happy garden doing its thing.
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The foxgloves and delphiniums are dying back a little more, and now it seems to be the age of the poppy.
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The hoverflies seem to really like them
2012-08-19 garden 02

Their seed heads are very pretty too, but probably a bit too small for drying
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And as for the strawberries, the Elsanta and Albion varieties don’t seem to have done so well in our garden
2012-08-19 garden 05

But these little superstars, Temptation, look very promising. I have great hopes for them…
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