My daughter and I spend a delightful afternoon recently with two very dear friends, Suzanne and Michael. Suzanne had cut some lavender stems, from her garden earlier in the morning, so that we could make some darling Lavender Wands, under her kind and careful instruction.
|Here our Lavender Wands|
simple to make and delightfully scented
We were then treated to a delicious and
beautifully presented summer's afternoon tea.
Suzanne's special recipe Raspberry Tiramisu,
served with a lovely chilled apple and raspberry
fruit juice followed by fresh plums from her garden.
|I love this little poem she has displayed on her veranda|
Translated it means :-
"If you wish you garden to flower -
first prepare it in your heart "
How beautiful is that?
The amount of love and care spent tending to their plants is certainly evident here, in these photos of their beautiful garden.
Sometimes we are lucky enough to share very special times
with very dear friends - this was one of those days
and one which will stay with me always.