So pretty - it does seem a shame.
Piled up on the table ready to be bunched up for drying in the airing cupboard alongside the rosemary and rose petals already there. I use the rosemary in my Sweet Mary "men only" sachets. My lavender goes into my Sweet Mary lavender hearts topped up with lavender that I buy in from a beautiful New Zealand lavender farm as I don't produce enough. The roses are dried for pot pourri.
Off the courtyard is a little walkway with an old iron gate at the bottom which looks over the woodland area. Our cat Annie likes to sit very still just inside the gate and watch the early evening goings-on in that woodland, her ears twitching madly. Its also a cool place for a cat to stretch out on a hot day.
Around the front of the house is where we are growing our sweetpeas which are just starting to flower.