There was finally a break in the weather earlier today, with enough dry time to make more progress outdoors. The above is my window box replanted for summer. This window box is actually a wire basket, lined with green moss. I went with a yellow theme. It doesn’t look like much now but in a few weeks it should fill in nicely. If it doesn’t, I’ll add a few more plants.
I didn’t have the heart to just toss out the pansies that were growing in this window box. They actually enjoy cooler temperatures and were still going strong, so I transplanted them to a couple of pots and set them on the front steps. Once it heats up, they’ll get all leggy and stop blooming and then I can toss them into the compost bin and not feel bad about it. (Click here to see a picture of the window box with pansies in it.)
Other plants going strong in this cool weather are my early spring vegetables, as I suspected they would be. I had not checked them for a few days, so when I saw them today, I had to stop my work to have a salad snack with fresh picked lettuce, radishes and onions. Very delicious!
Check out My Garden Pictures for yet another type of columbine blooming in my gardens.