Summer’s lease

Late summer flowers line the path to the old apple tree. Welcome back to the allotment!

Late summer flowers line the path to the old apple tree. Welcome back to the allotment!

After a month away, the garden has transformed. Sun and warmth have worked their magic (and friends have deployed the watering cans). A proper summer at last.

Bean tendrils reach for the sky.

Bean tendrils reach for the sky.

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We’ve been gorging ourselves on green and purple and runner beans.

Peeking through a  wall of climbing beans.

Peeking through a wall of climbing beans.

Rudbekia, cosmos, dahlias, and sweet peas tangle together along the border, inviting bees and butterflies to visit.

Rudbekia, cosmos, dahlias, and sweet peas tangle together along the border, inviting bees and butterflies to visit.

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