Despite on the Football World Cup (that started yesterday in Russia, particular several matches will be held in St. Petersburg) I prefer to live in my summer cottage, to garden or to knit sitting in the shade of a gazebo (sorry, fans, I'm not fond of football).
Rhododendrons continue their flowering, now the azaleas "Mandarin light" and "Northern light" blossom with bright flowers.
My new greenhouse turned out to be warm enough, so I constantly open the windows to ventilate it. There are Begonia red and white, Dahlias, 2 species of Pelargonium, Impatiens, Fuchsia and cuttings.
The flower shelf between vegetable raised beds
Pelargonium cuttings in bloom
Flowers of black and red currant, gooseberry have already faded and berries began to ripen. Can't wait when they get juicy, to taste them.
Hemerocallis popped its yellow flowers сlose to Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diabolo' with nice dark red leaves. I love Physocarpus for its leaves and cuttings that are well rooted at any time.
I've bought Petunias, that were named 'mix'. In reality they turned out to be dark blue and white. On the first photo is a white one, my favorite is this one, its petals remind velvet.
Last year when winter was awful I lost 6 clematises and now I grow new variety of clematis, it's 'Justa'. These days it put out first flowers:
Finally we have had rains and I'm not worrying about watering. The Canadian rose 'Therese Bognie' is in bloom, the very fragrance buds open every day, they last about 2-3 weeks and are tolerant to rain.