Raking leaves from flower beds . . .
Pulling weeds from same beds . . .
Planting new perenniels . . .
Fighting voles!!! See the damage they are causing to my prize hostas . . .
Digging Holes . . . . .
Fertilizing . . . .
Watering . . .
Digging up, dividing, and re-planting established perenniels, like these daylilies . . .
Note - the white stuff to the right of the daylily is the shells from safflower seeds. There is a feeder hanging just above this plant!
Here are some things I've already planted . . . . .
Pineapple Sage - a true performer in the garden!
Black and Blue Salvia - see the hostas the voles are eating??? Oh! And does anyone want any spearmint plants???? I pull them up by the trash bag full several times a year and put them in the garbage!
Heuchera - Peach Melba
One of my two (identical) new bird feeders!
Vole Holes >>>>
Yesterday I spent $16 for a 10 pound bag of 'mole/vole repellent'. I'll let you know how it works, because obviously the traps are NOT working! The varmints are licking the peanut butter coated traps clean nd never once tripping them!
And things I still have to plant >>>
Pin Cushion Flower - it was almost dark when I took this - it looks like I spent tons of time clearing the background, doesn't it!
Heuchera (Coral Bells) Key Lime
Heuchera - Midnight Rose (My Favorite!)
And all of this >>>>>
A fairy rose, peach colored flowering quince, English dogwood, sage, parsley, thyme, dill, oregano, fennel, basil, hyacinth beans, moon flowers, heavenly blue morning glories, black and blue salvia, foxgloves, hollyhocks, more pineapple sage, gaura, dianthus, and who knows what else is in there! Oh! and on the newspapers, the goodies my aunt gave me yesterday - lemon balm, monarda and shasta daisies!
So, if I don't get back for a couple of days, please know that I'm having fun 'playing in the dirt'!!! Have a great weekend, doing what you love most! Blessings, Becky