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Yesterday we picked up a big box of plants from Mom and Dad.  Today I've started putting them out, starting with a pair of pawpaw trees.

The weather is warm and cloudy.  It rained a little yesterday.  I've been seeing bumblebees around.

EDIT 4/17/17:  Round 2, I planted a Moench purple aster and an Azure Fairy daisy in the wildflower garden.

EDIT 4/17/17: Round 3, I planted a mock orange in the forest garden and a ninebark in the hedge along the west edge of the savanna.  I also covered today's plantings with milk jugs and watered them.  I still need to mulch them, though.

Another wildflower is blooming in the forest garden, with a pendant yellow flower.  I think it's a largeflower bellflower.  I also found a black parrot tulip blooming in the garden beside the parking lot.

EDIT 4/17/17: Round 4, I planted the heather by the barrel garden and the red feather clover in the wildflower garden, and put milk jugs over both.

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Date: 2017-04-17 07:16 pm (UTC)
emeraldem: (10)
From: [personal profile] emeraldem
Sounds like you have a big yard/garden and greatly enjoy playing in it!

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Date: 2017-04-18 01:48 am (UTC)
peoriapeoriawhereart: Janine Melnitz, Ghostbuster (Janine)
From: [personal profile] peoriapeoriawhereart
Which varietals of pawpaw? My neighbor added two pairs of pawpaws last year; something pruned them but hopefully they will still grow.

I've considered mock orange. Which ninebark cultivar?

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Date: 2017-04-18 02:17 am (UTC)
earthspirits: (garden gate)
From: [personal profile] earthspirits
Gardening is always such a soothing ritual. And of course, the results are beautiful (or if veggies or fruit, can also be delicious!).

Always lovely to see wildflowers in bloom - one of my favorite sights!

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Date: 2017-04-18 03:04 am (UTC)
we_are_spc: (Default)
From: [personal profile] we_are_spc
Can ya remind us what the milk jugs' used for?

-Daron and jay~


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