This morning the light seemed just right in the garden. I headed out with the camera, and found a lot more to share than I thought was there! Picture-heavy post, but not too much reading, so just scroll through and enjoy!
The big bag of oriental lilies I got at Costco did very well for their first year.
A secondary flush of foxgloves. Most of the big plants died, so I bought a six-pack of mixed foxgloves to replace them (they are in the bed below behind these foxgloves.) They are growing very well, so I am excited to see what colors I got next spring.
Sophie cracks me up–she’s like a little kid walking along the wooden rails.
Each hydrangea has a different bloom time. The blue ones are fading just as these white ones are starting.
I bought some new plants to fill in empty spots. I loved the color of the leaves on this “Nine Bark.”
This is not light shining through, it is the actual variegated color on the leaves.
The double impatiens seems to be in just the right spot.
And I just love all these flowers blooming over here.
The zinnias that I got to fill in are really doing well.
LOL, I was taking so many pictures over here, Chloe just came and sat down and stared at me. “People are hungry, don’t you know?”
The Belinda rose is doing very well. the stems seem a little weak to me, but it is the first year. I’m just glad its still alive 🙂
A hollyhock I bought last spring.
The ____ Peace rose. I didn’t notice the bug damage when I was taking the picture!
The Abutilon. Have to stand on my head to take pictures of the blooms.
The Phlox are so tall and beautiful.
That little pink vine I got is doing very well.
I got some more white marigolds to fill in here.
The bee balm. Now its about 10 inches tall 🙂
And the little rose from the two inch pot. I’m so glad it likes its place right by the front gate.
And on with the week. I have taken my ninth early morning walk–well on my way to 21 for an established habit–yay! Today is a day of running in and out to give the whole garden a good soaking. And, I am prepping ten yards of fabric–finally gonna get out there and use my new dye studio.