Rain may have stopped play, but I am pleased for the persistent downpours, the garden will welcome it and on this particular occasion I am not miffed by an enforced day off. It was a successful day in other, non-horticultural ways. Chores have been almost caught up with, big pans of butternut soup and ratatouille were made and a few dark corners sorted and streamlined.
And I had the chance to look through a few of last month’s photos. Thalictrum ‘Black Stockings’ has been mentioned several times recently and quite rightly so. Here is the one in Max’s garden, on a sunny day, with a magenta rhododendron as backdrop. Splendid.