|garden shed we started building last summer|
Many flower seeds I planted in the early spring didn't sprout, as we had too much rain. I had to reseed, and those seeds have sprouted and are growing. Today I planted more zinnia seeds, and if we have a sunny weekend, I'll be adding compost to many of my flower and herb beds and building up a bed that I have expanded near our patio. One of the photos below is of pine cones that I piled around our crepe myrtle trees. Our cats were sharpening their claws on the trunks of both trees, though one tree was bearing the brunt of the scratching. We were afraid that the cats might girdle the trees, so I placed pine cones at the base of both of the trees near our patio to discourage the cats. This seems to have worked. However, I noticed recent cat scratches on our newly painted garden shed, on the door frame!
Gardening is my refuge from the insanity of American politics and the madness of the world.
|Looking for love (on a sage flower)|
|very tiny pollinator on a dill flower|
|tomatoes planted around fig tree|
|California poppies and basil|
|pine cones around crepe myrtle trunk|
|tomatoes in the big garden|