Blossoms on the pea vines already!
And they are doing great making their way up the strings:
The peonies are really looking fantastic. I’m a little worried that after they bloom they will all droop over-we didn’t get supports around them before they grew tall.
This afternoon we met our friends at a park and had a wonderful very old fashioned childhood type time. The kids all played in a brook and we ended up at a beautiful secluded area where the kids stripped off their clothes and played in the water. The water was beautiful and clear and not too deep and next time we go back I’m wearing a bathing suit so I can swim a little too. We were all excited when we met this little guy (this is the same place we saw the swimming snake and I much preferred this creature):