|Some of the plants waiting to be planted in the new garden.|
The path I designed is quite formal, reminding me of a traditional herb garden layout. It is actually quite a practical design, allowing me easy access to all sections of the garden. In the middle of each diamond I will place a large ceramic pot which will be filled with lavender.
I'll share information on each of the plants going into the garden as they are planted. This weekend I planted lavender in two pots to be placed on the front steps along with three containers of geraniums - just for some color! Lady Lavender is a compact perennial great for pots or borders. I'm excited to grow lavender this year and use it in recipes and dry it for potpourri.
|What's growing right now in my back beds.|
Planted so far, in addition to what is mentioned above are scallions, beets, carrots, peas, sweet potatoes, bush beans, lettuce and arugula, cilantro, chives, blackberries and blueberries.
Indoors I have peanuts, leeks, tomatoes, tomatillos, ground cherries, peppers, eggplant, cauliflower, swiss chard, sage, rosemary, oregano, thyme, New Zealand Spinach, marigolds, nasturtiums, zinnias, asters, violas, black eyed susans, geraniums and calendula, bee balm, and milkweed getting ready to be planted out.
Yet to come are the summer and winter squashes, brussels sprouts, tuscany kale, poppies, sunflowers, batchelors buttons, morning glories and basil.
I get to rest in November!
How are your gardens progressing?