Happy GBBD-May 2014!
I haven’t looked at last May’s Bloom Day post but my worry is that it’s very similar to this year’s. Garden Blogger’s Bloom Day is making me think about adding new plants and changing the garden around a little. We’ll see what happens with that.
Here’s what I have:
Tulips are still hanging in there.
Lots of pansies everywhere. Did I tell you that we grew our own pansies from seed at work this year? They need a little special care in the beginning but their not that hard and it felt like quite an accomplishment. These are not those homegrown pansies, but maybe I’ll try it here next year.
My mother’s Day plant…petunias, verbena and marigold…kind of an interesting combination, don’t you think?
Rhubarb, sorry I can’t help but include it, it’s a bloom!
Bride and groom… This is always such a tricky flower to photograph.
It’s so pretty but it barely stays still.
And we’re finally seeing some crabapple blooms! These are very late this year…
…but definitely worth the wait.
And a little bit of dogwood bloom.
Last year this tree was covered with flowers. This year we have just a few. Was it the winter? Does it need a boost of fertilizer? I’m not sure but we’ll keep an eye on it.
So, that’s it for us here at The Salem Garden. Nothing too flashy or impressive, all common names, very imperfect, but full of love! Love works for me!
Grab a cup of coffee or tea and be sure to check out the other garden blogger’s posts for GBBD on May Dreams Gardens! What a treat!