It feels as if I can honestly say that it feels like summer! I know we are nearly upon the longest day, but up until now there have only been snatched moments of warmth.
Today Staffordshire is looking beautiful. The meadows are mown and the cow parsley is abundant in the hedgerows. There is a haze about the air and all is calm, warm and scented. Sitting here at Simply Staffordshire HQ, I am enjoying the sweet scent of the lilacs in their last flush of bloom and the new, heady smell of the honeysuckle - this year rampant! Yellows are coming into the garden too with the day lilies bursting by our door. I am hoping this burst of warmth will help the strawberries along - a proper pick your own!
Simply HQ is a hive of activity too...a new website directory is coming with lots of new members coming on board...a new workshop programme on its way for the late summer autumn and a new initiative to celebrate Staffordshire in the pipeline!
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