Joining a popular garden bloggers meme and sharing the flowers blooming in my garden each month.
Every 15th of the month garden bloggers around the month share what’s happening in their gardens by photographing what’s in flower on their plot on that day. I last joined in this event in April 2014 and thought it might be fun to come out to play again. I’m looking forward to connecting with more garden bloggers through this.
Previous Garden Bloggers Bloom Day posts
Where it started
Carol at May Dreams Gardens hosts this very popular meme and you can find out more about her blog here.
With the help of this useful map my garden would be in the USDA plant hardiness Zone 9a.
Garden Bloggers Bloom Day June 2017
This guy can get to over 6ft in the border – I’ve sown more seeds this year to see if I can get a few more dotted through the sunny border in the far garden.
I love, love, love this plant and I can’t wait for it to produce seeds so I can get a drift going. The leaves feel exactly the same as our chocolate labrador’s ears. He passed away last year and it’s lovely to sit and stroke them.
The best smelling climbing rose; its bright pink (bordering on Barbie) is tolerated for the scent.
I’ve taken out clumps of this from around the garden as the coarse strap leaves and muddy flowers are easily out-performed with something else in the space.
I know I planted this one 3 years ago but it’s the only rose not to have its label kept in the ‘label bag’. Lightly scented and closer to the colour pallet we’re aiming for in this part of the garden. It tones down Gertrude Jekyll.
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