Rose de Rescht
Roses bloomed. My favorites are fragrant.
We saw snakes, from a Spreading adder to a Rattlesnake, the only one we dispatched and only because he was heading toward the house. Yesterday I saw a mockingbird scolding and chasing a big black Rat Snake. Seeing a non-poisonous snake is a good reminder to watch out for the bad kind.
I'm planting out flowers from the greenhouse.
When I planted out the two pots (top of pic) of
agapanthus from the greenhouse,
I realized that one in the ground has a bud.
Daylilies are blooming everywhere, every color.
Red, pink, yellow, orange, purple.
The eyed one above is Siloam Ury Winniford.
I gave it the garden name of 'Miss Winnie'
for my dear friend.
First blossom on a brugmansia
-- Angel's Trumpet.
Reminds me of a ballerina's dress.
We were discussing the area next the carport ledge.
He-who-mows said, "We can't cut these down.
Your Mama planted them." (She planted the original
petunias in 1978.) They return faithfully. She
called them 'Washpot petunias,' a true
I wonder if anybody will be as sentimental about anything I've planted here.
Will anybody treasure the seedling camellias, the rooted gardenias; the Pride of Barbados and Tecoma stans from seed from Texas; the daylilies from seed from another garden, the flowering Pomegranate and Lilacina crape myrtles I rescued from elsewhere on the property?