So today I went out and set up my
vintage folding table which is quite
a production. It is very strange
how it works. The umbrella goes
in the middle and there is a lace
tablecloth over the frame above.
a cup of tea and enjoy one of
these tarts I filled with cherry pie
filling. Even as I take my photos there
are a few raindrops here and there
so I am in a bit of a hurry today. I got
this old table at an antique mall years
ago in Colorado and it is a bit of a
task to take apart quickly. I imagine
it is from the 1950's.
now after three days of over 90 degrees
so this is wonderful.
and the peonies are starting to open
and the Japanese beetles haven't
ravished the roses yet either. I
know they are coming but I am
glad that they are not here yet.
plates and cups and saucers that came
out many years ago. I did not keep the
teapot but think about it sometimes.
I think I have enough.
I don't have as many foxgloves this
year but am thankful for
the ones I do have.
This Crown Dorset
English Teapot is beloved.
The irises are at the tail end of their
blooming and we sure have enjoyed
them this year. A friend gave me this
yellow and purple one which was
Foxglove tips: They are mostly biennials
which means a seed grows into a
small plant the first year and then the blooming and reseeding in the second
year and over with. There are some
perennial ones and they are usually smaller
in size. When you purchase that big
blooming plant you better enjoy it because
it probably is already in it's second year. (Sorry to say)
I hope you enjoyed your visit.