This year, I’m sure, you’ll all agree we’ve had exceptional weather. A heatwave to rival the one of 1976. But you have to be at least 40 years old to remember that.
Usually, by this time, coming up the end of the Lido season, the plants five concrete planters at the Ladies end have withered and died of neglect.
This year the Friends have taken charge of the planters and have watered, deadheaded and generally nurtured them. so at the looming end of the season, the planters are still a lush colourful sight.