By late yesterday morning the sun had appeared and it was a glorious autumnal day so I took a stroll to the plot.
Most noticeable was that during the past week the hawthorn has shed all it’s colourful leaves. The Twinkling Stars (aster Monte Cassino) are still living up to their name, and being enjoyed by the honey bees.
As I slowly went round it was with a different outlook in that I wasn’t thinking about what I would, under normal circumstances, be doing plotting wise during the coming week weather permitting. Instead, I was simply enjoying taking a good look at the flowers and foliage. I even found a last handful of raspberries to eat.
When I received Chiltern Seeds 2015 catalogue late last year there was a cosmos bipinnatus Gloria listed which I bought. I sent some to Gloria (Porcelain Rose) and keep a few. I was relieved when they did finally appear and flower. I’m even more pleased that they’re still flowering today.
Happy birthday Glo!
Have a good week!
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