my last posting. Life happens though and sometimes you have
other things on your mind and to take care of.
I hope you all have been well and your flowers have been beautiful
thus far this summer.
well most of them did.
I will display a few pictures of the garden to try to catch up.
This was our year for the 17 year Cicadas to come out and for 5 weeks it
was hard taking a picture that did not have the ugly things in it. I am glad
they only come out every 17 years because the noise they make
gets to you after a while. LOL!
On the good side as far as pests go the Japanese beetles were few and
arrived after the first flush of blooms.
this Red Cardinal Columbine for my Birthday and I love it.
sent to me last fall.
I just love them! Thank you Tatyana.
me just too often. The pretty Tulips that I pictured
in my last posting in the fall turned out to be...
Talk about being disappointed.
blooming in the garden each Spring.
I am seriously thinking of just getting out of the rose gardening and
keeping just the ones that are hardy and survive our winters.
Now that I am growing old I am trying to make the garden more
maintenance free. With having a bum back and Fibromyalgia my body
does not want to move some days. Roses can be costly to replace also.
that I want to keep I am adding perennials cutting down on expense and
I love the dark burgundy leaves on it. Sun Impatiens, Angelonia, pink Fan
Flower and a deep burgundy Coleus was added to the container.
I need to take a more resent picture showing how it has filled in.
now stopping to bloom. It brightens up the shade garden.
This summer it has just grown huge and I now love it and
am glad it was not moved to the bad flowers of the woodland bed. LOL!
Balm. I can divide it this Fall and plant some in the woodland bed.
I hope your Summer has been a great one and that your flowers are growing
and bringing you joy.