Posted: 14/07/2012 at 12:48
Well done Yarrow. It's comforting to know that other people are finding things difficult. I noticed an article on Google News saying that some Midlands apple growers have only 10% of their normal crop.
On a brighter note.... the photo below is NOT my garden, and might not have been taken this year. On the Fork Handles thread, Pam posted an invite to her Open Garden next weekend. Being curious as to where this garden is, I put the address into Google Maps. Google produced an image of the road, and by clicking 'enlarge', this is what you see (you can click on the image to enlarge it further)...
I don't know when Mr Google took that photo, I'm guessing that it might have been this time last year. I assume this is the correct house. It looks very fitting!
I can confirm it is my garden
I think that photo was taken at the end of the 2009 summer- the flowers look as though they are 'going over' - it was taken on a friday - the dustbin is usually hidden in the side garden I am going out to take a photo
Here you go - it would look so much better in sunshine instead of rain
Side garden - plants still not flowering like they should be
Lawn and pond area