So, do you like how my blog about starting a small business has somehow morphed into a blog about my gardens?? Oh well, it seems like everyone is enjoying the garden posts, and I enjoy taking the pictures and writing the posts, so I'll keep 'em coming! ;-)
Remember my last post, when I shared this atrocity with you?
Well, I decided to take Wednesday off, and after a full day of weeding (and with some help from my mom), here it is (albeit from a different angle):
No more weeds!! And there's mulch! Now we just need a working pond pump so our pond can stop being a breeding ground for mosquito-born illness. ;-)
And here's a close-up of the catmint by the pond:
The catmint is a transplant from my parents' house. Thanks, mom!
Here's the very first rose to bloom this year:
Between when I took this picture Wednesday evening and now, a LOT more roses have bloomed. But the rose bush is still lopsided. ;-)
Of course, there is even more clematis in bloom:
These guys are in the rear section of the patio area, around the corner from the clematis I showed you in this post.
And last, but not least, the very first of my teeny-tiny trailing vincas to get a flower:
It looks like next week I might have some gloriosa daisies to share with you, and the flowers on the rozannes are finally starting to bloom.
I'm hoping the weather will hold out this weekend so I can spend some time relaxing in the hammock and reading the latest installment of Jasper Fforde's Thursday Next series. Hope you all have a wonderful weekend! :-)