All the bright Black Eyed Susans are gone. There are four beds of them and there seem to light up the whole yard. I really miss them. How ever I do have a few roses and a couple of beds that are bright.
This is my mailbox bed, this potato vine is growing
from the pot. I cut the old blooms from my Phlox and they are beginning to bloom back. That is a good reason to grow Phlox but they have bloomed and are now in the rebloom stage. They will bloom until frost. A lot of perennials once they have bloom out do not bloom any more until the next summer. I have 5 beds of Phlox so I will have lots of color yet.
You can always count on these two for color all summer. The Begonias are never without blooms. I really like the leaves of the copper Begonia best of all. I was worried about the sun on the leaves of the Caladium. The 11-00 AM until 2-00 PM are suppose to be the hottest time of the day,and that is when the sun is on this bed, also between 4 and 5-00 PM.
The Crape Myrtle is beginning to bloom again. Carrel cuts the old blooms off and it reblooms . How ever he waits a while before he does it. One year he was nice I only had to ask him one time and it bloomed three times. I love to see its bright color.
I do not like the mess the falling blooms make, and I do not want the seedlings around the bottom of my tree.
The Humming Bird is one of my favorite summer visitors to my yard. We have five feeders out and I know two are eating at each and there are others fighting to eat with them.
This is my first picture this year.
This little Rose is turning 4 today. Happy birthday my sweet Rose.
I hope you enjoyed this new page of my blog. Thank you for watching my garden grow and bloom, and I hope you grow one of you own. Happy gardening to you from Carrel and I, Juanita.