Thursday, July 29, 2010

It's quiet in the garden

Not much new going on. Sunflowers continue to go a little crazy in the front of the house, which is fun. I wonder if our neighbors think we're crazy.

Who knew chamomile was so pretty?

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Tonight's harvest!

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Sunday, July 18, 2010

Sunday morning, brings the dawn in...

Ah, Lou Reed. But he doesn't really have much to do with our garden. Anyway...

Saturday morning harvest! We pick about 3 or 4 cucumbers every day, so yesterday I made 8 pints of refrigerator pickles. Today I might need to make dilly beans!

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Silver Dollar Plant is ready, and this pink flower (another one that I can never remember its name) is doing well, looks nice with the hygrangea.

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I brought these Brown Eyed Susans from Cold Spring when we moved. I seriously cannot believe those pansies are hanging in there, it's been so hot!

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My beloved white Phlox, being totally crowded out by the wild, invasive purple phlox I bought at a Stony Kill plant sale a couple of years ago. Hmpf.

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Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Monday, July 5, 2010

It's hot, and dry. Very dry.

Wow, it's hot and dry. The grass is crunchy. Not good.

Here are some updates:

I told you there were canna in there! I'm crossing my fingers they will bloom.

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Our house is being taken over by sunflowers, all volunteers!

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The hydrangea from Oma is just beautiful. I'm hoping for even more blooms next year.

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These lilies smell so sweet, we can smell them from inside the house sometimes.

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This lovely daylily was a new addition last year (with the daisies seen in the background).

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Smoke Bush looks good! To the right is Bee Balm from Mom's yard.

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First bean harvest of the season!

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We picked this up in Iowa, and Steve assembled it yesterday - too cute!

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