The trestle tables are coming out of store and the Potting Shed is being swept and cleared.
Tea cups are lined up ready for the guests.
As the afternoon and the preparations get underway the sun starts to peep out from behind the grey clouds.
It is not long before the tables are set...
... the table plan is in place
and the flowers are arranged in jam jars.
As the sun comes out in earnest the heady fragrance of sweet peas begins to fill the area under the awning...