The second day of summer.....
OK so I couldnÂt help myself. The day had a nice milky overcast which is PERFECT for taking pictures so after lunch I went out again with the camera. There is so much going on right now I just want to play outside. Also, I wanted to capture some of these things before the rain starts. We didnÂt get the T storms predicted for today so maybe the rest of the deluges wonÂt materialize.
Here are some updated pics of a few of the containers. (I havenÂt counted mine yet but I think Eden is still in the lead)
This was taken along the fence in the back yard to the right of the hay racks looking down a row of containers.
I wish you could see this one up close. Those flowers from the ÂBlackyÂ fuchsia are just fantastic. When they first open the corolla of the blossoms is absolutely black/purple. The Iresine herbstii is my original plant that IÂve wintered over twice. ItÂs like an old friend now.
Eileen, I thought youÂd like to see how this is progressing.
Babs, that Gartenmeister Bonstedt in the upper right of this arrangement is one of your cuttings.
This large urn on the patio is filling in nicely
The back side of this has one of those fiber optic grasses which IÂm really enjoying this year.
Here is the container with the Japanese Maple I put together six weeks ago. The Alabama Sunset coleus came from Sue last year. (Eileen, notice that the kitty statue is moving around the yard with the photographer)
And the back side of this one showing the variegated abutilon
The hosta corner is looking pretty nice right now.
Eileen, I borrowed your mirror idea. I love the way it reflects light in that dark corner.
The Container Garden GardenÂ..
Eden, I have that ÂBellaÂ hybrid in yellow also. LOL
OK, OK IÂm almost done hereÂ. Eileen, that is your ÂIllustrisÂ. IÂm loving it!
So I promise not to post any more pics for a while.