Saturday, June 13, 2015

Then Came May (part II)

May's garden continues. Part I is here.
How fun was this? Several years ago, the National Association of Realtors asked to feature this photo from our garden on their site.

can you smell the fragrance from the Fringe tree

Davidia involucrata_ the Dove tree, handkerchief tree...

Clematis 'Ernest Markham'

Allen's hummingbird
Kousa dogwood coming to life
Paperbark maple catches the early morning rays


Laburnum anagyroides

'San Marzano'

Zucchini 'Black Beauty'

south garden

checkin' out the digs

Ulmus parvifolia ' Frosty' began as a 10" cutting

facing south

Then Came May (part I)

When friends ask when is the best time for us to visit your garden, our response is generally June. After the winter and spring rain, life performs to its fullest.

However, due to a warmer than normal winter, it seemed to advance by several weeks. May was a beautiful month with color and scents to adore.

from inside the tea room
Weigela 'Wine and Roses'
C. Gelber Englischer
B. 'Early Jersey Wakefield'
our little lizards everywhere
Molinia caerulea 'Variegata'
bathing time

sweet peppers destined for the raised beds



viewing west
east_ Rhody's in bloom

After a Rain (panning)
southwest (clockwise)

northeast, panning west

The Mound
north of the mound

Cotinus coggygria 'Golden Spirit' and R. 'Summer Wine'

it was a double