Look what I came home to!!!

backday 001Oh, I am in LOVE.  The garden was at its absolute BEST of the year when we pulled up at home yesterday.  A little sun, a little rain… PERFECT!

In this photo:  shasta daisies, bee balm almost ready to flower, five “The President” clematis blooms (near the top left of the archway), daylilies in the foreground and too many other wonderful things to possibly name.  There are even a couple of fuchsias visible in the basket hanging off the garage.  Really, the shasta daisies steal the show.  It rained all Shabbos, so they kind of drooped, but I hope with sunny weather tomorrow, they will still perk up.

Yarrow with bolted bok choy flowers (okay, not every flower is a wonderful thing, but these are still kind of pretty together!):

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Stunning bee-balm and daylily together in the front bed:

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Raspberries bursting wherever we looked!

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Even a few tomatoes, coming along slowly…

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Milkweeds, doing their job of attracting butterflies and other pollinators – plus, smelling fantastic (like my toes?).

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And a nice subtle Shabbos bouquet to top things off…

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This is not nearly all, but I won’t bore you with the whole slideshow.  Trust me, it’s amazing!


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