Some months ago I found this monthly invitational hosted by The Patient Gardener and it is a monthly chance to show off your garden. Unfortunately my garden is only worthy of show for about 6-7 months each year. I managed to get my act together and make a post to fit this monthly theme in March, but have allowed the hectic nature of life to overcome me such that I skipped the next two.
I realize I am a week past the post date and will credit trying to finish vacation preparation with the delay.
This is the result of our raised bed with green beans. We will be picking these beans within the next week.
We also put cucumbers in the raised bed and they seem to be thriving.
Have you ever had an entire flower bed to get out of control? We ripped out a large one on the south side of our driveway. I know it looks better because we had a neighbor stop to say how good it was looking now.
We are able to enjoy all of our perennial plants ahead of schedule due to the abnormally warm winter we enjoyed this year. I usually don’t see the first bloom on these until mid-July.
Our Calla lilies are also thriving this year.
We cut back on the number of tomato plants we put in our raised bed but they have done so well it is difficult to tell.
The blackberry lily in the top of the photo is one of my favorites. I intended to separate the plants this year, but unfortunately other priorities too over and so instead I get to enjoy this great display.
We have one specific dahlia that had to be tied due to its size. Some others are a little behind, but blooming.
Opposite the blackberry lilies is summer phlox and a darker day lily variety.
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