In the Garden – June 12, 2011

Here’s how things are looking these days. Major kudos to Jason for doing the bulk of the planting this year. It wouldn’t have happened if he hadn’t taken the reins this time around. When did life get so hectic?

Zucchini, pattypan squash, lemon cucumber, too many tomatoes…
veg

Greens, too many peppers, herbs, beans…
herbs

Raspberries
raspberries

Mr. Bumble (“He’s in my finger!” – name the movie)
bumble

A perennial garden
perennials

Which includes…

Chamomile
chamomile

Joe Pye Weed
joe pye weed

Allium (done blooming)
allium

Some crazy-huge Tiger Lilies (and babies!) that we resuscitated from another part of the yard
tiger lilies

Lupine
lupine

Bee balm
bee balm

Lots of baby lupine, and columbine
baby lupine, columbine

Salvia
salvia

Asiatic lilies (and babies! there were only two of these in 2009)
lilies

Alpine strawberries
alpine strawberries

A massive bleeding heart
bleeding heart

…and the last few flowers of the season
bleeding heart

An assortment of shade-tolerant, drought-tolerant, annoying Maple tree-tolerant plants
shade lovers

The one and only container that I did this year
container

Hydrangea (almost big enough to conceal the ugly fence!)
hydrangea

Guard monkey
flying monkey

Peonies
peony
peony

Some crazy-cool miniature sedum. We bought these last weekend at the Farmers Market. They remind me of sea creatures.
sedum

sedum

sedum

The Hens had Chicks!
hens & chicks

Front of the house
front

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