The wild flower patch has been a picture to behold, with swarms
of insects, bees and butterfies making regular
visits. The array of various delicate poppies have been
Some of the earlier flowers have now set seed and are dropping
onto the soil. The gardener has been saving some seed to use
next year, just in case certain seeds do not survive the winter
in the ground.
The die back is starting to happen, but miraculously, there has
been a second spurt of growth on many plants, with some perennials
already laying the foundations for next years growth.
Although the flower patch is now beginning to look a little
dishevelled, attempts to curb the feeling that a tidy up is
required have been successful so far!
The bees are still coming to the flowers and on sunny days, if
one shuts your eyes, it is the sound of a summer's day, even though
September is upon us.