By |2014-07-24T20:42:36-04:00July 24, 2014|Friday Flowers, Garden|

This IS the South, so what can I expect?

I should know and be prepared for such hot, humid weather. Well, I am …. sort of.
In fact, I rather like the really hot weather.
But not so my garden. It’s tough on everyone out there. But I water faithfully and thoroughly, sometimes twice a day.

And for that, here is what I get in my mid-summer garden:

IMG_1931_wm Hibiscus. I have it planted by the front porch, climbing up the white railing. And what a statement it makes!


IMG_2081_wm Love these petite Echinicea, “Sombrero Hot Coral.” I bought them last summer and they survived the winter just fine.


IMG_4598_wm Canna “Tropicana”


IMG_4603_wm My flowering Sempervivum (Hens & Chicks). Yes, they can flower!


IMG_4604_wm Daisies, of course!


Helianthus_wm I have lots of Helianthus. They do so well in this climate and look so cheerful in my front garden that I’ve added a few more plants this year.

 We’ve had some rain and slightly cooler days, but still, the garden  is in it’s summer blah stage.
I have come to […]