I have been neglecting my garden recently, apart from the ‘growing food’ bit. Yesterday I wanted some flowers for the house, so I wandered round with my basket and clippers, and this is what I came back with. The white stuff is vibernum plicatum and we have lots of it, so I experimented to see if it lasts in a vase – and it does! The aquiliegia are running mad, and there are geraniums aplenty. I also noticed lots of buds on my roses, and my alchemilla mollis is nearly there, so more joy to come.