Annual ammi majus with drumstick alliums and yellow yarrow
The 'Rocky Top' coneflowers to the left only grow facing east.
Lucy at the gate behind a sea of flowers
I love frogs, despite having kissed a few.
Pots up the patio steps and a hidden birdhouse
I grew the gomphrena from seed and they were supposed to be a variety of bright colors. Instead they bloomed mostly white. White flowers against beige siding is pretty boring. I'm hoping the next batch is a bit sassier.
This was supposed to be purple but I like the red, too.
One of my students gave me two Eastern Box turtles her father rescued from the middle of the road. I named them Shaggy and Scooby.
Shaggy didn't appreciate being drooled on and went back into the garden.
Spigelia marilandica (Indian Pink) grows alongside 'Moonshine' pulmonaria and stained glass in the shade garden.
This southeastern native thrives in moist but well drained soil in light shade.