The black-eyed Susans are just beginning to bloom. These two are the first I've found and they're right below my bedroom balcony. (As seen from above.)
As you can see the daisies are fading. Luckily the Queen Anne's lace is beginning, so I'm not short of fluffy white flowers for my black vase.
I'll be disappearing from the blog for a few weeks, as I'm about to begin working sixty hours a week. I expect I'll spend Sundays either frantically cooking enough for a week or staring out at the trees wondering what happened.