I’m still smitten by this clematis. It’s grown quite a bit more this year and is full of purple blooms now. I can hardly believe that at one time I thought clematis were just so-so and I didn’t think I needed any in my garden.
What was I thinking?
I do love these bell-shaped flo…
Hey are those foxglove over there?
Yes, those are yellow foxglove growing in Plopper’s Field. I suspect the garden fairies have been all over them already, leaving spots inside all the flowers. Those garden fairies can be a bit messy, but I like them any..
Whoa. Look at this hardy ground orchids, Bletilla striata.
They’ve done really well this spring. I love those tiny orchid blooms. Even though they don’t bloom for long, these orchids are worth having in the garden. They do well in dappled shade and have returned reliably for three ye…
What’s that smell? Is that a rose?
Why yes, that is a rose.
A rose by any name. Really this could be any rose. I got it as a passalong from my Aunt Marjorie. It smells like a rose should smell, seems to be disease resistant and just kind of hangs out in its corner after it is done blooming in June.
The whole garden is blooming to distraction these days. I can hardly keep my eyes on one flower before another one catches my fancy and I head over to look at it.