What the hell is germinating in my strawberry bucket?! I’ve never been so skeezed out by weeds before. t.co/jQyafRJUUk

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Today in the Garden

Today in the Garden

The hydrangea paniculata (I suspect it’s Limelight, but I’m not positive) is coming into bloom.

Today in the Garden

My son is pretending the daylily is a fire flower from Super Mario Bros. Here, he’s shooting fireballs at a hydrangea across the yard.

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day: July 2016

This month’s Bloom Day in Zone 6 features many more daylilies than I ever realized I had — so, about four, spread all about the property in unexpected places, as the previous owner was wont to do. Perhaps the deer repellant is working, or perhaps the mild winter helped coax some more blooms out?

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day, July 2016
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Raspberries!

Raspberries!

Shortly after we moved in, our neighbor gave us permission to pickĀ raspberries from his raspberry bush that borders our fence. I assumeĀ permission given three or four years ago extends to today…?

We picked nearly a pint this morning, at Connor’s suggestion/insistence.