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This is the view from the back door
Hanging basket sweet peas 'Sugar and Spice'. I first bought seeds of these about five years ago and have been saving seeds off them ever since, with them being a specially bred compact variety it now looks like one of the parent breeding plants has
Begonia 'apricot shades'
Windowbox with Petunia 'burgundy plum', trailing lobelia and night-scented stock
Another windowbox planted the same as the previous picture shown with basket of Bidens 'golden eye' and planter of sweet peas
Not many sweet pea flowers in this pot as they are being picked daily...
... to bring indoors, these are the flowers picked today from the previous two pictures
Basket stand with Fuchsia 'la Campanella and double petunias in full flower
These lilies are growing tall this year and should very soon be in flower
the Petunias in the fountain have been in flower for about a week and the lavender is flowering nicely too
Fuchsia 'snowcap' has loads of flowers just ready to burst open
close-up of Fuchsia 'Snowcap'
Fuchsia 'Gillian Anthea'
close-up of Fuchsia 'Gillian Anthea'
First blooms appearing on the Buddleja
Despite having to hack half the Hydrangea away a few weeks ago due to a really bad infestation of scale insect, it is giving more flowers than I thought it would
Close-up of Marigold 'Doubloon'
close-up of Eccremocarpus scaber flowers
the Begonia flower balls are now beginning to fill out
After cutting back the Hypericum last month, it is flowering better than I thought it would.
'Black Cherry' and 'Snow White' tomatoes
The autumn colours of Trachelospermum jasminoides
The sprouts are forming nicely.
The oca is about the only greenery left in all the pots
Phygelius 'Moonraker' still in flower
Lantana still has some flowers on it
Jasminum nudiflorum just coming into flower
Hypericum still has a few flowers
Gladiolus still in flower
Dipladenia still in flower in the greenhouse
We still have some chillies to ripen up
Chaenomeles has some fruit on it
Cabbage looking good
Blueberry bush with its autumn colour
Flowers on Aster beginning to fade
Antirrhinum still flowering
The lemon is finally ripe :)
My bridal posy made up from white lilies, burgundy roses, Hypericum berries and small white flowers