The cornflowers are still doing well, and among the mostly blue ones are a few pink, rose and white ones. Sadly there have been no maroon or red ones which seem to be rather uncommon as I can only recollect seeing one or two in past years.
I always grow nasturtiums, including the dwarf variety Tom Thumb. This red one is only a few inches tall with leaves little more than an inch across. I’m relieved when they appear as the Chiltern Seeds catalogue says of them…If you can’t grow these, you’d better give up gardening as a hobby!
Lastly plot neighbour Joe has let one of his globe artichokes flower which as you can see the bees appreciate. I have grown one or two of these in the past, and will again as they are impressive plants.
Have a good weekend!
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