The Maple Garden is currently being graced by irises of red. Iris nelsonii, which is a Louisianna iris known as Abbeville Red, has grown like nuts in my garden. It isn’t red red, but a wine red, fading to pinky red as the flowers age. I will have to take a photo of the whole Maple … More Irises of Red
Let’s take a little walk around the garden and see what’s been going on recently. We’ll just look at the parts that don’t look like a giant mess. You see, gardening has been almost banned in this weather. I don’t like it, but I have to accept it and try to avoid getting things like … More Around The Garden
And they’re not vegetables. Oh, you mean you have planted some non-vegetable plants? Yes! I may sound like I’m all about the vegetables lately but I have planted some ornamentals along the way. Summer is almost upon us and warm weather has already bounced in like an excitable Tigger. This means I need to plant … More I’ve Planted Things!
I am ready to let the Oxalis Bed go. I took it on from a neglected, weed-infested, weedmat-smothered thing, sprayed the armies of oxalis, watched as long-forgotten bulbs arose and transformed it into a nicely planted garden bed, which still has a lot of growing to do. Unfortunately, I never could eradicate all of the oxalis. Ah … More The Evolution of The Oxalis Bed