Oh my has it rained. And rained and rained some more. The water kept rising on my patio and it just kept coming down in torrents. Charlie was afraid to brave it to go outside.
Of course the plants on the patio will love it. They look bedraggled now, but they’ll bounce back quickly and be even perkier.
Here’s Ivy in her cat tower. My word she dearly loves this thing.
And she likes to sleep at the very top.
She must feel like a princess up there in her tower, looking down on everyone else and spotting birds on the patio to get excited about.
Several times I’ve thought she was going to pull it over on herself. It’s made of wood and heavy. But Ivy’s heavy too. I may have to think of some way to secure it to the wall.
The allium is about to flower. I’ve never had this plant before.
I know some of you have mentioned that many of the plants I have, like the yarrow, will take over. But I have them in containers and I’m not worried about that.
When they start taking up too much space, I will just thin them out.
A month or so ago I did that with the mint and lemon balm and sedum both in the containers and in the blue raised bed. These plants had truly taken over and I wanted to plant more perennials.
So I spent a day or so digging those roots out and now I watch closely to see if more come up. I’ll yank them out when I see them sprouting.
Here’s Charlie boy looking a bit contemplative. I wonder what he’s thinking about?
I’ve never had a tomato plant that grew this tall. I’m glad I have it supported by a trellis I had. I have tied jute around parts of the plant to hold it upright.
On the left of that is a pot of zinnias I planted from seed.
My cucumber plant is getting big as well. I have yellow marigolds planted around both the tomato and the cucumber plant.
What’s growing in your garden?
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