Well, we finished the garden rennovations ages ago. Unfortunately, we have had the coldest May in years since then. It has also rained. Lots! I think it was the drought warnings and hosepipe bans that did it.
The deck is nice seating area again, now:
We did manage to use it in the cooler weather, too:
But it is much better now.
We finally had an excuse to get the parasol up, too:
We're very pleased with this new seating area. It extends the time we can spend outside, considerably.