My how time flies when you are buy in the
garden. Cleaning of beds, planting new plants and
the always moving around of old plants that I seem to
be doing every year. Are all gardeners never satisfied?
Are we always tweaking and rearranging beds?
The answer to all seem to be a definite, Yes,
for this gardener.
Here it is another Friday already with the weekend
And another Fertilizer Friday is here
sponsored by our Tootsie at
”Tootsie Time.” So it is time to Flaunt Your Flowers!
Please join us in Flaunting our flowers. It is a beautiful
time of the year when everyday seems to bring on new
The dianthus ‘Antique Rose’ that was started from seed
last year is growing nicely and starting to put on its first
blooms. I have planted a row of it along the corner bed.
Its fragrance is so good.
The Foxglove in the same bed is just about ready to open.
It has been a while since I had foxglove blooming in the beds.
I am going to enjoy them and so will the hummingbirds, bees
My PJM Rhododendron is in full bloom now.
I took this picture to show you all how big the old
bush is. I have a two story house and it is getting
Columbine aquilegia Alpina blue is going strong.
Fragaria ‘Lipstick’ Ornamental Strawberry is liking its
new spot in the garden and growing and spreading on the
Crimson Star Clematis is still looking beautiful.
Pulmonaria ‘Diana Clare’ is getting her big beautiful
leaves now. She gets part sun at the corner of the middle
bed and she likes it there.
Achillea ‘Richard Nelson’ yarrow is starting to get some
pink blooms opening and the butterflies will be swarming
Campanula ‘Blue Waterfall’ that was planted last fall is
spreading and I cannot wait to see its first new blooms.
I have a question here for you master gardeners.
Is this wild plant called Lady’s Mantle?
This one was a volunteer last year and it is getting so big
this year. They are coming up in several places in some
It looks like the Stachy’s lanata byzantina Lamb’s Ear is
almost ready for its first blooms too.
Lavender Simplicity rose is just getting some blooms
So are the Crimson Bouquet roses.
This Bumblebee seems to like the Ebb Tide rose blooms.
Palace Purple Heuchera
Last year I discovered a Jack in the Pulpit plant
growing in the woods garden. It was left to grow and
this year there are four plants.
So that is it for this Fertilizer Friday.
Everyone Flaunt Those Flowers!!
Happy Gardening and Weekend Everyone!!
Until Next Time,