I’ve been blogging so much about my bike training that I’ve been neglecting the garden write-up.
Regular rain, flowers, tomatoes and more growing well. Bees and butterflies happy and plentiful. Cool til recently, so red-hot pokers seemed to bloom an extra week. Regular rain also helps the weeds grow. Oh well.
The dill worked its magic, attracting a caterpillar that should become a Monarch butterfly. Look at it munch!
Like this pairing of rose campion and penstemon huskers red:
The always-irresistable red-hot pokers:
A volunteer? Or from a neighbor? Don’t know the name:
Coreopsis in bloom, think I should extend the bee balm in the back to the corner of the bed, like a ribbon running through:
Separate the rose campion and red bee balm in the flower bed along the driveway? Do they clash?
Give these day lillies a bit more prominence along the drive?