Sweet peas, the scent of which takes us back to summers past and gives us hope for those to come. These fine specimens have been tended by Lady Mantle who has taken her role of guardian very seriously. She has diligently removed tendrils before they could contort and sully the blooms, tying in the now anchorless stems to sturdy canes. She has picked on regular basis encouraging a steady flow of flowers and scanned for foes who wish to nibble on the new shoots. The upshot of this dedication is that the Mantle ancestral home is full of fragrance and there have been plenty to share with friends, neighbours and serfs.