Late May garden tour

Even with the dry conditions the garden is exuberant and lush. In this post I’ll do a virtual garden tour starting in the northside gardens, which we call the “sandy garden” and the “square garden”. From there we will go to the front yard, then take the southside walkway to theĀ  meditation garden and the…

too many flowers to blog about!

It’s really getting crowded out there, and I can’t fit all the plants on a blog post, so I’ll have to be choosy. Yesterday I stopped at our neighbor’s nursery and got some pansies, portulaca, marigolds and petunias. I have eight delphinium seedlings started–had terrible germination this year for those. And lots of sunflower and…

gardener’s heaven

Classes are over for the semester, weather is perfect–I spent all morning and half of the afternoon outside. Had to put my bug jacket on for awhile but that’s OK. First thing I did was spend an hour fixing the horse pasture fence. While doing that I was accompanied by a beautiful rose-breasted grosbeak which…