This past weekend was so beautiful–sunny and 80 degrees.
We enjoyed the back yard all weekend long.
We actually had a party with some of our good friends.
The weather was so nice that we were able to eat our dinner al fresco.
Wandering around the garden this afternoon, I thought I would share a few photos of some of the plants we have growing.
|Yellow iris, japanese maples, azaleas|
|basil, tomatoes, cilantro|
I can’t wait until we start to reap the benefits of our labor.
|bell peppers, jalapeño peppers, poblano peppers|
We’ve finally learned how much can be planted in the beds (and it’s not much) without over planting.
We have two raised beds and they are overflowing by July,
I’m trying to talk the husband into adding one more raised bed.
(Everywhere I want it to be, will interfere with our drainage– blah, blah, blah.)
|bay leaf tree|
This was a gift, and it is awesome.
Needless to say, we can provide a few bay leaves to everyone we know.
|tuberose begonia, clematis|
These begonias are my absolute favorite.
The blooms are so colorful and they get so big and heavy that they actually droop over the side of the pot.
We are also growing four different kinds of mint, chives, tarragon, parsley, fennel, strawberries, figs, and blackberries.