Slowly but surely things are coming back to life in my yard and garden. I planted a bunch of flowers last year, some perennials and some annuals and I didn’t do a real good job of marking where the perennials were so it’s a surprise to see what’s popping up and where!
These are some perennial violets which I think look a lot like pansies.
Some old fashioned bleeding hearts. I also have some lilies of the valley planted but they are a little slower and no blooms yet.
My small rhubarb patch is awesome! From just four plants I’m going to be able to make many batches of rhubarb crisp. And since rhubarb is a vegetable I can eat it guilt free, sort of like carrot cake!
My strawberries have a mind of their own and have migrated out of the garden bed they were planted in. These are just of few of the new plants that I need to replant back into their bed. Last year after the berries started coming in the birds were eating them, so to keep the birds out I covered them with netting. After awhile I noticed that even though these were ever bearing strawberries, there were no more berries. I have since decided that the netting was too dense for even the bees to go through so this year I will not cover them and see what happens.
My method of gardening is pretty much; I don’t have a clue what I am doing but am willing to give it a try! This is my third year of gardening and I am a master at green beans and tomatoes, I’m still using up what I was able to freeze from last years harvest.
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