It is now the middle of May and I am feeling OK about my progress on the yard so far. I have about 1/3 of the flower field planted and a LOT of work to do in the front perennial bed. But setting aside all of the work I need to do, there have definitely been some fun surprises for us on the property.
We discovered that we have a honeysuckle bush at our new house. It’s located right outside of our sunroom on the west side of our house. I absolutely love it and so do the hummingbirds. The two rose bushes on the property have started to bloom as well. We have a pink and a white rose bush here at our new house.
I can’t believe it but the Hellebores I purchased this year that were blooming over a month ago are still blooming!
We have some sedum that is coming in nicely!
The three peonies are about to explode. Can’t wait to see what these look like. We had a lot of Iris that I dug up because it was right up against the front of the house. I’m to divide them up and replant them further out from the house.We have some asiatic lilies coming up in front as well!I purchased a red perennial hibiscus in memory of my grandfather who recently passed away. I was worried for a while that it wouldn’t actually grow (when I bought it it was just the old growth with no green shoots). But surprise! It’s really coming up now. I also planted a small herb garden right by our back door that is starting to look pretty good as well. So green after all of the rain over the last few days. What exciting things are happening in your garden?