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NOT THE OPEN GARDENS

This weekend should have been our village open gardens, which we hold every other year.  For obvious reasons it was cancelled, but to mark the event, this week's Six on Saturday is a virtual open gardens.  So pour yourself a cup of tea, munch on your favourite cake and pretend the sun is shining bright as you wander round the garden.
1. The Rose GardenThe roses are smelling wonderful, and I've been out to dead head them so they are looking their best. Compassion is flowering so profusely, the arch is looking slightly overwhelmed.



2. The Long Border
The Long Border is starting to fill up.  There are some dark red hollyhocks at the back and the first of the dahlias started flowering yesterday.  Scarlet Lychnis and Crocosmia add fiery reds.


Cooler colours dominate at the other end of the border.  The lilies, nearest the camera, are looking lovely just now.

3. The Knot GardenUp in the Knot garden, the iris and lupins have finished flowering I'm afraid. 
4. The Woodland WalkThe Hostas…

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