last year we had about 20 corn plants...today over two hundred silver queen were planted
big expansion, right!
still to come stowell's evergreen corn and strawberry ornamental corn.
right next to the new corn field are rows of sunflower seeds, velvet queen and red sun.
the wildflower garden has been seeded.
the meadow of wildflowers has been sown.
pentunia rastrera, tidal wave silver seeds are in the ground.
forget me not seeds are sown.
saliva, blue bedder(sage) seeds are in.
anelonia, arcelia purple tall plants are on the outside of the veggie fence.
fushsia, angel earrings and firedancer are potted.
i added a butterfly bush to the wildflower garden
and one to the newest bed near the back patio.
i have had these bushes before and they can't be
beat for attracting hummers, butterflies, bees.
my frizzle sizzle pansies...in hanging baskets on back porch are perky.
yesterday and today were spent in the garden and lawn.
everyone accompanied us outside...bronte' jane...hey
wait beatrice we are going this way.
now that is more like it...right under our feet...lady bea.
the magster...maggie...maggita...magaroni...she always keeps her
distance...so as to not be bothered by the restless ones.(puppies)
beatrice decides to stop and smell the wildflowers...that's
the way to take life in stride.
our gold finches are loving the larger socks of nyjer seed
and so are we...they don't have to be filled so often.
we got the newly painted fence up around the expanded veggie garden.
dh left a post long so we could put up a bird feeder near the two newer areas.
we want those birds eating our bugs.
on the backside of the fenced veggie garden...this
hutch used to house our bunnies...but now it is our
herb garden...it makes it nice for standing and picking
herbs...at least that is the plan.
greek oregano, papa joe's
while we were planting the bee balm, raspberry red and lemon...the bees
came over to see what we were doing...it was quite exciting.
i think we planted 4 different basils...lemon, purple, sweet, and...
this is analocasia 'boroque sword'...we got from nursery the other
day...somehow it reminded me of florida plants.
buddliea davidii 'lochinch',
butterfly bush...it's purple with orange eyes.
jesse edging new bed.
ellery rose helping pull, ur dig out the weeds.
pennisetum setaceum 'rubrum',
purple fountain grass
sweet caroline 'bronze'...sweet caroline 'light green'
coleus, chocolate mint... strobilanthes dyerianus, persian sheild...
solenostemon, sun coleus, kingswood torch
new growth on the crepe myrtle...we got it in the ground yesterday.
ipomoea in the ground.
fountain grass in the ground.
we also had a visitor in our pond...welcome mr. frog.
it was a very good...fruitful couple of days.