In the last couple of days, the flowers on the broad beans have come out and they are definitely crimson (not white as I had thought they looked earlier in the week). Here is a photo of them:
And here is a photo of the yellow flowers on the purple sprouting broccoli:
The broccoli will unfortunately need to come out soon – I need the space for sweetcorn, which needs to go in before it is too late. On the other hand, at least there should be a crop of beans in a short while. I wonder how long?