Tuesday, June 2, 2015

OH! THE SUN HAS COME BACK

Monday morning we woke to a clear blue sky. The sun had returned after nearly a month of rain and cloudy skies, and it was wonderful. It was a morning to walk around the garden with camera in hand. I love the outside areas because on a sunny morning there is a wonderful play of light and shadow which is not to be found in the inside gardens.





But there is work to be done, plants to be planted. These are the plants from our swap at the Saturday GoGo. There is always a home for spiky plants in this garden and plenty of places around the outside to put them. Among my planting work for the day are A. lopthantha, which is not a favorite of many because of its treacherous spines, A lopthantha, quadricolor, an Eve's necklace tree, Scutellaria wrightii, a phlox, Mexican bird of paradise seedling, and a Manfreda undulata var. 'chocolate chip'


One or two of these will stay in pots but most will be planted outside in the granite gravel. Thank you gardening friends for helping my garden grow.

6 comments:

  1. It looks like a good haul! I'm glad you're seeing sunny skies.

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  2. Everything must be very lush after all that rain!

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  3. We finally saw the sun after only four days of clouds, so I can't imagine how it must have been for you! Those are some great plants -- gardeners are so generous!

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  4. A great collection of striking plants - and going to such a good home! I'm looking forward to seeing updates on their progress as the growing season kicks in.

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  5. Isn't it great to see the sun again....had to wear darkglasses outside yesterday it was so bright! Nice collection of new plants...they are very lucky to come grow in your garden!

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  6. The sunny days have been nice.
    You got a lot of good plants. I think they've found a good home. :)

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