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22 May 2018

Now that the Lilacs are Gone …..

There’s always something new to enjoy: the old man’s beard and viburnums are in radiant bloom and the pines are holding their candles high

The wild black raspberries and strawberries are getting ready to fruit:

 

 

 

We have columbines and onions (yes, onions!) in bloom and, in an unmowed section of lawn, these lovely little blue flowers:

 

The first purple irises have come and gone, but most of the iris display is only just beginning. And in the wildflower bed a poppy is about to open…

It’s shaping to be a good year.