Saturday, August 27, 2016

weekend update

Front door bed is looking thin. Needs moar columbines and leadwort, I think.

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Coleus (and, to a lesser extent, the impatiens and sage) got totally buried by the sweet potato vine in the front door pot.

Not-entirely successful attempt to capture the weird-yet-pleasing orange-and-pinky-purple color combo going on in the sidewalk bed:

Saturday, August 20, 2016

weekend update

Robesons on barn wood railroad ties! Twee af.

Monday, August 15, 2016

what's blooming

August 2016 Bloom Day
Flame flower (Phemeranthus (Talinum) calycinum ):

Leadwort (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides):

Desert globemallow (Sphaeralcea ambigua):

Sunset Hyssop (Agastache rupestris):

Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia):

Sunday, August 7, 2016

weekend update

Backyard: Tomatoes plugging along. Purple Thai basil flowers.

As threatened, I scalped the yard arugula. Whacked back the Maximilian sunflowers and daylilies and cleaned up along the flagstone path.

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