It's springtime, and the sun is playing hide and seek with the thunder boomers. Inspite of fickle lighting, we are going to go for a walk around the garden and see what is blooming.
The Grevillea in the front yard is covered in bright pink blossoms.
|Erigeron karvinskianus Santa Barbara Daises|
SB Daises are acting as ground cover in the side yard. They self sow and my neighbor is cussing, because they have invaded his vinca minor borders. It's survival of the fittest around here, I tell him.
|Lavender, Crape Myrtle, Gazania|
Onward past the Crape Myrtle and Lavender border.
Well dang, we went right past the Dogwoods. Back tracking, here you go...
Now for a quick look at the Swiss chard. No blooms but it is colorful and good eating slightly wilted in bacon grease.
|Bright Lights Swiss Chard|
Opposite the Chard is the Camellia. She's coming to the end of her blooming cycle, but still putting on a show.
Winding our way to the back garden we come to a happy pot of pansies.
Further on the Petunias and Pelargoniums have a new flush of bloom. My favorite old fashioned petunias.
|Pelargoniums & Petunias|
We will end for now with the pot of flags (Iris), they haven't bloomed yet but are getting there. They got off to a slow start as the Jays kept covering up the rhizomes while trying to plant acorns. I kept uncovering them til the Jays finally decide to plant elsewhere.
|pot of flags (Iris)|
I'll take a photo when the flags bloom, can't remember which color these are, time will tell.