Here is the same area after they were cut down (right side near the bird bath):
AND from the path in the other direction:
I did spot a couple of the later blooming Allium Christophii. Here is one of them:
We have had a lot of rain in the past two days. DH made this lovely peony centerpiece on the front porch, but it did not last very long in the rain:
I could have done a lot more work in the gardens today, but the mosquitoes were terrible, so I came inside and ironed two pairs of new gold buffalo checked curtains that I bought for the family room. You can see one pair from the dining room:
DH helped me put them up just to see if I wanted to keep them. I am happy with this purchase. I still need to buy some ring hooks and then hem them as they are about 6 inches too long. This afternoon I ordered a third pair for the living room. I will show you more of them once I get everything finished.
I decided the living room coffee table needed a summer centerpiece. A quick trip to the basement yielded some shells and white candles. In less than five minutes I had this: