the hot stinging heat
summer towers of bloomers
bathed in purple hearts

The Kitchen Garen at Nostell Priory (National Trust)

Nostell has an interesting history, a big house with a big estate near Wakefield built to show off a families wealth, who ran out of money over the generations, until they discovered hidden gems under Scunthorpe which led to the steel works there

© Stewart Wall, August 9th 2022