Monday, May 29, 2017

Wildflowers



Deciding that I needed to relocate a few perennials to the East side of the house, I began digging in April.

Removing all the sod, tilling and transplanting the plants, the final touch was to put in the edging.


Moving some Bellflower, Spider-wort, Solomon's Seal, Garden Phlox, Columbine to join the Lily of the Valley, Black Labradorean Violet, and Lady's Mantle, I thought it would be a nice mix of color and texture.




The Black Labradorean Violet loves it there but in addition to the cultivated plants, I moved a few of the wildflowers too.

The Quaker Lady Bluets seem to do well there so in they went.
Meanwhile, in the lower part of the yard, where I have babied the wildflowers like Adder's Tongue, False Solomon's Seal, and Ferns (Ostrich,Christmas, Interrupted, Cinnamon, Hay and Maidenhair to name a few) and patiently waiting and watching the Jack-in-the-pulpits flourish, there they were...

the Trilliums were in bloom...:)






just seeing, saying, and sharing...

Wildflowers

with you and those at

8 comments:

only slightly confused said...

You have beautiful gardens and a real eye for mixing and matching your plants.

Frank Boxell said...

Well Mrs 'Greenfingers' you have been busy. Now sit back and enjoy.

Trust you are both well.

Susie said...

JP, You are a very good gardener. I like the unusual flowers you have planted. Hope they all do very well. The older I get the lazier I am about gardening...so things have to be hardy here. :):) Blessings, xoxo, Susie

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

It is, and will be lovely in the months ahead! I'm still struggling with getting out into my beds - They are showing my neglect, and you are an inspiration to not let that continue!

Felicia said...

wildflowers are so pretty

Rambling Woods said...

I do love the plants you listed. I want to add some of them here. I love phlox, but the deer ate mine here...or rabbit maybe... Michelle

bettyl-NZ said...

It's always nice to have a plan to improve the garden! It sounds like it will be great. Thanks for identifying the violets that are growing all around my house--I had no idea what they were called!!

roth phallyka said...

The older I get the lazier I am about gardening...so things have to be hardy here. :):) Blessings, xoxo, Susie


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