Since I’m all about joining online shin-digs, I also joined a weekly garden meme called How Does Your Garden Grow. Bloggers can either show pics of their garden, give tips and/or tricks, ask questions, etc.
I do a flower potted garden every year so I’ll start with a tour pic of what I’m working on this year.
If I could live in California with a yard full of nothing but succulents I would be completely happy. But for now, I’ll settle with this guy:
I’m always switching out new annuals every year (I get bored easily!). This year I’m playing with Black and Blue Salvia’s and Derbys. They go great together:
I’ve always wanted to do Calla Lilly’s but just got to it this year and was surprised by a double lily:
I’m also working on a Butterfly area. Since I’ve moved into this house I’ve had a butterfly ‘bush’ (Yes, Jen…I know…I didn’t even realize it!), but I’m adding some more flowers to them this year:
Next Thursday I hope to have some pictures of my veggie garden. I’ve got things coming up, but wish I would’ve remembered the trick I heard recently: Plant squash, green beans and corn all together. The green bean will trellis up the corn and the squash will act as a ground cover to keep the soil moist for all three.