I'll have some crafty updates soon, but for now, another tour of the gardens - it's been a busy month for all of the green things. The nice thing about the gardens is that most of the plants have come to me for free. Even today I was planting more hand-me-down's from Mom and moving around some Narcissus bulbs (SO many!).
We'll start with some of the flower beds, including a sneak-peak at the back bank shade bed and the very young orchard (two apple, two pear):
|I got a bunch of cast-off Thyme and some seedum that I'm using to clean up the|
bed to the left of the front stoop. The Thyme is still settling in. . .
|I did a hack job on the burning bush and could have at it again - it's a bit unruly.|
Now that the soil underneath is accessible to more than just the cats, I've put
a bunch of Ladies Mantle. So far, they're all quite happy!
|BERRIES!! THE BERRIES ARE COMING!|
|The back bank is kind of a mess. The last folks here dumped grass clippings |
where bare ground is, instead of five yards behind in the dump pile. Go figure.
It's shady and damp, but gets some morning sun and a little bit in the afternoon,
|The pine tree hosta bed! I repurposed the fallen needles as mulch. They seem|
to be happy with my choice!
|Moonflower (to climb the left side) & Morning Glory (headed up the right side)|
|Squash & Zuch's|
|Basil & Cilantro|
|Cukes & Nasturtium|
|Pole beans, Bush beans|
|Tomatoes, fronted by Marigolds|