Sun and Heat Record

The month of May have offered  most hours of sunshine and it has been the hottest May ever in Denmark (in the years data has been available). Yet there is snow:


The snowball tree has snowed with petals. ☃🌅
Every day new flowers bloom, but due to the heat they don't blossom for long.

Peony

Physocarpus opulifolius "Center Glow"

Rosa Rogusa Monterosa

 Before the rose withers I use some of the petals for potpourrie. It emits a lovely scent in the livingroom. The rose is a rogusa-type.

Potpourrie



I use some of the buds as well. I sew them on a string and hang it in the bathroom:


Our solar panels have set a new record too by producing 960,96 kWh in May.
And today we have just harvested the first potatoes this year:

Danish