We have spent nearly all day making the most of the sunshine and working in the garden. Paul has planted seven shrub roses along Rick’s fence to make it look more attractive – Mayflower (pink), Thomas A Becket (red), Susan Williams Ellis (white) and a red Danse de Feu climber for the shed wall. They are all repeat bloomers so we should have a good show of flowers all summer. Rick has been helping by galloping around the garden and barking at the birds. He is very shaggy at the moment and in dire need of a haircut.
Yesterday I went to art class and worked on my still life. It is a rather mediocre and twee painting. The only good bit was the plastic orange when I could loosen up a bit and allow my paints to run. The classroom environment is rather controlled and doesn’t encourage wild creativity.
|a very scruffy Rick|