Yep, 14 days to go as of yesterday.
So we can’t do much more in the garden than pull up the occasional persistent weed, send the resilient snails and slugs ‘on holiday’ viz tossed over the fence and hope a small outbreak of blue mould on the nicotianas doesn’t spread.
There are good signs – whisper it only – as the rain has eased and the soaked ground is stimulating rapid growth.
The temperatures are a pleasant 23-25C – 500 miles south of us, Southern Europe is being beaten by 45+C. Let’s hope that stays in Spain, at least for now.
Dog’s holiday plans are fixed – he’d be totally discombobulated by the influx of wedding guests so a close friend Steve is taking him in for a couple of days. I’m not which of us will miss the other most.
And here are a few random shots…