Monday, June 20

Was that summer?

What a mixed up week last week was! It is so difficult to know what to wear. One minute we needed to layer up and the next we needed to wear as little as possible whilst keeping within the constraints of decency.

Last week we had two, what I would class as summer days. Friday was hot by UK standards with an accompanying mischievous breeze. All the better for drying out the soil even more. We still haven’t had any proper rain – just spits and spots. Fortunately we had given the plants at the allotment a good watering before our mini summer arrived and so everything survived – although some newly planted French beans look a bit sorry for themselves.

The weekend saw a swift return to cooler temperatures. On Friday evening the thermometer reading dropped off a cliff.

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Copyright: Original post from Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments author S Garrett


  1. Lovely clematis, Sue. Finally summer came here too.

    1. Summer keeps coming and going here, Nadezda


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