KimKing's blog: Spring Garden It's What's Going On Today :)

Posted on May 7, 2016 11:13 PM

Yeah spent the afternoon at one of my favorite places picking up a few plants like I need them at Pinecones & Perennials in New Bern, picked up a couple hanging plants for my mom she is just all about the bloom and color, no names or lists like me, oh and they need to match. My husband bought me a beauty a Sun ParasolĀ® Crimson Mandevilla for Mother's Day he is quite showy I like Smiling I also had to pick up 2 Balloon Flowers, not that I don't have oodles. Then I spent Mother's day eve how I enjoy it most outside I planted the Glass gem corn seeds Keith P sent me in my garden at least 30 ft away from my heirloom Red painted corn so hopefully no crossing. I planted 3 of my White pumpkin starts in my garden, not sure where all the other pumpkin starts are going yet. This year is an experiment as we have lots of Oak trees and a lot of shade, we have the sunniest areas tilled right now but not sure it will be enough to produce a decent little crop, we shall see. I also started some more seeds Hollyhock Summer Carnival Rosy Red, Cup & Saucer Vine, Marigold Court Jester, and 2 additional seeds that Keith P mailed me generously the Coleus & Hibiscus Dasycalyx. I re potted some dwarf yellow french marigolds, and saved some seed from them. I took photos of what was blooming in my garden, and around my yard. I reassessed all the plants I had winter sown, and the seeds started on 4/25. Attached are a few of the photos I took didn't want to photo bomb too much, photography is another one of my hobbies Smiling Happy Mother's day and planting to everyone this weekend!
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