In My Lil Slice, I have a little of everything going on. Over the Years I have Planted what has caught my eye, and I was able to grow here in My 9 zone. And of Course Plants given to me Thru the Family. Gardening is at the Whim of the Gardener. It can start Simple & Small, then add as years go by… In Gardening it takes time, Trial & Error…Learning your Region & what plants are for your area. Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder… As in Art’s & Crafts, All it takes is Imagination, and a Dream. We all have Creative Abilities.
This is a Handed Down 4 Generation Climbing Rose. Mine Varies in Bloom color, some are Dark Pink/White, and the ones shown here Light Pink/White. The cluster has 17 buds.
Amaryllis I planted One, 3 years ago, now I have about 30.
Butterfly Attractor,(I am not good w/Names! My biggest downfall!) This Plant I got 3 Years ago, The Past few Winters were Harsh that I had to trim it all the way down, but Lil Bugger keeps coming back! This year was such a Mild one it gave this one a chance to grow.
Hummingbird Bush (Again, Names) Had this for 3 years. The Bush itself is 6ft x6ft. (I am trying to figure out how to Prune it back!) I captured one of the visitors to this Bush…Bee’s Love this, they swarm all thru the day! Along with 3 Types of Butterflies, Bumble Bees & of course My Hummingbird who Protects His Territory by chasing other Hummingbird’s Away! Will Try to get more Pics Of the Visitors!
Red & Pink Pentas, Another Butterfly Attractor. Had The Red ones for 2 Years, The Pink one My Lil Grandson brought Home to me from School last year.
Gerber Daisy Salmon Color. Had this Lil Fellow going on 4 Years, Always comes back for me. 🙂
Handed Down Lily 3 Generations, The Bloom Colors vary with this one also, From a Dark Magenta, Vary Stages of Pink to at times Blooming White. I have counted up to 20 Blooms on One Stalk.
Angel Wing Begonia Have in a Container outside of my Screen Porch out back.
This is my Bird Feeding/Squirrel Area. It’s a Pagoda Style to keep the Cooper’s Hawks, and other Predator Bird’s from swooping in while they feed. (I’ve had the Hawks land on top of the Pagoda). I have in the forefront a Joseph’s Coat Rose. In the Back a Wisteria who is still very young. In the back Left of Pic a Cape Cod Honeysuckle. I have Ground Doves, Cardinals (Mr. & Mrs.), Blue Jays, Mockingbirds, Red Headed Woodpeckers, Wrens, Migratory Birds. (Names Again). This area is still a work in Progress. At the Bird feeder is a Ground Dove. On the Lattice to the bottom Left…One of the Many Squirrel’s.
Caladiums, They came out very Early this Year, But then again Had a Warm Winter…which makes me wonder if We’ll have a Very Hot Summer…
Thanks For Your Time… God Bless! ~Pam