It has pretty much rained all week, and while we needed some rain, some of the flowers are looking a little worse for wear. And the bees have had a tough time too. The delphiniums are proving popular with the larger bees, and they may even be a place to shelter!!
Meadow cranesbill, looking a bit washed out.
Continuing on the blue / purple theme, blue iris are also in flower.
While in the wild flower meadow ox-eyed daisy are just coming into their own.
While in the greenhouse self-seeded chamomile sets of the lovely sage flowers, which again are very popular with the bees (probably also as the greenhouse is a place they can escape from the rain!).
Also in the greenhouse and polytunnel the first of the small alpine strawberries (and a few larger ones too).
Inspired by The Propagator’s – Six on Saturday