I love pruning. I am pleased if the end result looks as if I have not been there. (I hate to see plants and trees butchered!)
The yellow gate was gradually disappearing from view and this morning's rescue task was to prune away some fuchsia,some honeysuckle and dying daffodil foliage. I took out half a a barrowload of stuff..
and will probably take more. I am waiting to see the foxgloves and what kind of Rose of Sharon (yellow flowers!) nature has kindly provided to both left and right of the gate when I wasn't looking before i finish the job. Pruning is a subtle art.
I was thrilled to get a really close look at an orange tip butterfly which waited while I fetched the camera. (Sorry it is slightly out of focus, it didn't wait long enough for me to get a second shot.)
Less welcome was a tick which I discovered just as I was about to go for the bus. Panic! Got both the tick and the bus.
PS I meant to add this link to yesterday's post.