There is so much going on in the garden it is hard to keep up. Things are thriving despite the heatwave. The violas (above) continue to delight and flower continually. These were a few scrubby plants that overwintered under the bench and now are earning their spot in the sunshine.
Below some verbena, in with the fennel and rather crowded out, but managing to make itself seen:
The scabious have been popping up all over the garden, self seeding like mad after having a few last year:
This salvia is flowering, though the other one behind is biding it's time:
The oxalis that colonises the side bed is recovering from yet another bout of the rust mould that means I chop it right back. It hasn't as much room as previous years but is a huge favourite with the bees:
Orange marigolds grown from seed this year. The plants are still quite small but they are beginning to flower:
The triffids by the back door are still producing copious amounts of blooms though the flowers on the really tall stems have pretty much finished. It's been fun but I think my space is too small to accommodate this giant so I will not be sorry to see them die back.
Campanula is another that I planted for the first time last year and have self seeded all over the place. They are a delight:
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