We did manage to get all the new beds around the patio installed and some of the planting done. I still need to make another run to the nursery to purchase a few more plants, but I have bought several new ones already and have moved others from other beds around the garden so it is beginning to shape up. Another week of planting and then mulching and maybe it'll be ready for public viewing, just in time for my husband's birthday celebration on Easter Sunday!
There are lots and lots of blooms around the garden this week.
Here are a few of the plants I've added to the new patio beds this week.
This is a banana shrub ( Michellia fuscata). Its interesting little flowers really do smell like bananas.
Here's a close-up of one of those flowers.
This is one of 'Little Henry's' buds. When fully opened, it will look like a big white fuzzy caterpillar.
On the patio, this red kalanchoe blooms in a pot.
Let's end this week's roundup with a view of 'Old Blush' rose, still in full bloom along the back fence after two months.
I hope all of your plants are in "blooming" health this week and that you are, too. Happy gardening!