A recent dinner: Smoked pork tenderloin, smoked mashed potatoes, scarlet runner beans from the garden with red pepper grilled in a foil packet, and picked-that-day grilled corn slathered with a mayonnaise and sriracha sauce aioli.
It was as good as it looks.
This hyacinth flower stands brilliantly out against the background.
Faye cam across this colourful cicada while gardening. After this photo session she released it onto the Manitoba Maples’ trunk.
Back on Thursday.
We spend most of our relaxing time in the backyard on the deck. Sometimes, though, we settle in this spot, which provides a completely different perspective on our humble little garden.
Prospecting for pollen, a honeybee mines a coneflower.
To better enjoy this Johnny Jump-up, I got down to its level. It is another of my favourite flowers; we let them self-seed and jump up almost anywhere they can.
This Purple Coneflower stands out from the background.
Back on Thursday – possibly. An event has my full attention. We will see how my time goes that evening.