In other gardening news (Jake will have tuned out now):
a gift from the goddess - a selfsown lily
close-up of the blossom on the hammock trees
glimpse of hollyhock through seeding parsley
another view of hollyhocks, poppies, seeding parsley and silverbeet.
Note that Jake has whippersnipped the garden within an inch of its life.
bemused Pharoah Dog wondering where all the grass has gone.
You may be able to detect the heart shape on the gate to the left of photo. Sarah made it when last she was here (and I taught her how to weed). There are lots of little mementoes like this around. But today I noticed that the noughts and crosses game she had left on the bathroom mirror has finally been erased.