In a couple of months'time, this will be loaded with cherries. Passers by get to pick what they can reach and the birds get the rest. It makes for interesting coloured splatters on the cars parked nearby - if you know what I mean.
I bought some lovely looking tulip bulbs last year but because of the snow, I only planted them about 7 weeks ago. Imagine my delight to see them flowering already:
Remember my pink bags that I really didn't like here ? Well I overdyed them and although they're still not my first choice of colours, They look much better and if they don't sell, I'll be giving them as Christmas presents - YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!
Finally to all you cash-savvy shoppers out there. Buy a Telegraph on Saturday or Sunday (£1.80) and there will be a Body Shop voucher inside to the value of £5 with no minimum spend.