a dry summer

We did get a little rain today, thank goodness, but the garden is pretty dry this summer. In spite of that the lilies and phlox and daylilies are showing their colors. The back yard especially is almost dizzying.¬†When phlox bloom they create an amazing cloud of color. I love how there are so many different…

mid-July extravagance in the gardens

vegetables first:Here is David holding a head of broccoli he just cut in the garden. Yum! And I was busy the other day picking red and black currants: We freeze them and will hopefully make something interesting out of them. We especially have a lot of black currants. Maybe we can make currant cordial or…