We were only gone to Thailand for ten nights, plus the two overnight flights, but in less than two weeks I have come home to a garden in need of maintenance. Weeding and pruning are on my list for the weekend, once I adjust back to our Melbourne time zone.
However, on the bright side, flowers are blooming and the purple rhododendron is in full flight now, so I didn’t miss it after all. Before we left, it was just beginning to flower. Today, we returned to this welcoming sight: