We have swapped the view I loved for this kind of view:
I think I will get used to it!
The weather was so cold when we moved in on 11th May approx 8C during the day and 3C at night – the winter had been warmer at night! Now we into a week of no rain and 25-28C. The plants are wondering what has happened. The hardy annuals that I have lovingly nutured in my front room in the last house were luxuriating in a greenhouse and now have gone into the ground.
There was one more existing veg bed left so I decided to sow some half hardy annuals whilst I still could.
The intention is not to do very much on a garden scale this year but to put the effort into this space:
Named as a paddock on the schedule, now known as “the Flower Field”. Any tips on how to get this into horticultural use (without weedkiller please)?