This morning was fine, then after lunch the rain fell, good for the lawn, the garden, and the birds, as the worms are easier to pull . And for me as well, the outdoor work can wait for another fine day.
Susan, here is the bird feeder on a spade handle. Too wet to stand out and get a photo of the blackbird, the first to try out the new
“ Dinner Table Setting”
In a shaded patch, the fennel thrives, and has a lovely scent/smell/aroma when you crush the fine leaves. It is a great accompaniment with a fish dish.
I have been busy planting out more “Yellow Submarine” tomato plants, and Hugh’s vegetables are thriving.
Solomon’s Seal, or Polygonatum fascinates me, The shoots appear a bit like asparagus spears, then the tall stem, then it droops over and these beautiful white flowers hang under the leaves. Nature at its finest.
The rain is a good time for all cats to be indoors, and no better place than on a fleece blanket. Here is “ Poppy on Purple
Quotation of the day, from Cecil Frances Alexander,1818-1895
“ All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small.
All things wise and wonderful, The Lord God made them all”
Greetings from Jean