They got way too much sun near the gate & I almost lost them. Now they’ll get winter sun while dormant & shade in the heat of Summer when growing & in bloom. Plus I can water them often near the faucet.
Hydrangea - Varigated Big leaf Lacecap 'Mariesii' Showing True Leaves
The first blossom is open this morning, with the rest looking plump and ready to shine. It is early and we expect snow and cold before spring gets here, but they are tough. I expect this is just the first of a long period of blooms.
Every year one of my most successful containers are the lettuce bowls I plant. They are a great way to plant lettuces and then have them all summer for fresh salads. For our small family just two lettuce bowls are enough for our needs. Looking for...