As the days begin to be more summer-like – the mid-day heat and humidity are difficult for both myself and my flowers.
Around 3 p.m. the hydrangeas swoon – wilt a bit due to the heat – they quickly recover as the temperatures cool in the evening.
They remind me of delicate, but strong Southern ladies.
May is a transition month – I deadheaded the first flush of snapdragons – these over-wintered beautifully and are giving once again in their brilliant blossoms.
Most of the roses have spent their spring blooms – I now need to deadhead – clean them and prepare for those who have their second wind.
Some are just beginning.
The daylilies are beginning to take center stage. Some of these were grown from seed – their temporal beauty needs to be appreciated each day –
the blooms that flourished at dusk are expired at dawn giving way to new blossoms.
full and abundant with plant and blooms –
The garden is so fluid – these lilies were a Mother’s day gift a few years back – they need a new home as they are stretching and reaching for sunshine in this somewhat shaded corner.
I couldn’t resist these sunny Million Bells when I visited a local shop ( a combination of farm equipment, hunting gear, gardening and automotive – a typical rural family owned business)
I appreciate your visit.
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Tuesday Garden Party
Home and Garden Thursday
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