Monday, June 18, 2012

Let The Moving Begin

June is my favorite month in the garden - everything is fresh, full and blooming.  It's also when I realize that (as usual) I have planted things too close together so now I need to move them around before they are smothered to death.


It's at this point that I remember that I should have cut back some of the plants that tend to fall over but didn't.  Hey, there's always next year.  


Don't forget to stop by Jean's Bloomin Tuesday  and Sidewalk Shoes' Garden Tuesday to see what's going on in other gardens.  


Enough chatting... here are some pics of what's blooming:


This is my favorite container this year with purple and an awesome goldish yellowish orangish calibrochoa with purple sweet potato vine:



Spiderwort:






Lady's Mantle and Fringed Bleeding Heart:










Wine & Roses Weigela:





Spirea ready to bloom a week ago:






and blooming now:







Penstemon (new this year):








Climbing Rose -  'Blaze' maybe? :










Knockout Roses and Sweet William:













Clematis 'Betty Corning' (moved to a new spot this year):






Peachleaf Bellflower with Catmint 'Six Hills Giant' in the background:








My other favorite Calibrochoa this year:






Hummingbird visit:  




Some overall yard pictures:














7 comments:

Charlotte Tree Service said...

Penstemon! They're so rare to see people plant, glad to see your's came out looking spot on in bloom, they remind me of lavender but the blossoms are more bell'ish looking. Just beautiful. God bless, and happy gardening.

-Tony Salmeron
Tree Removal Charlotte

John Markowski said...

Beautiful blooms! Love that Bellflower with the Nepeta in the back. And couldn't agree more about the need to move plants. I always think my spacing is sufficient and every year I am proven wrong. Guess it is a good problem to have though!

Sunray Gardens said...

Lovely gardens. So many things blooming for you now and everything looking so nice also.

Cher Sunray Gardens

Bonnie said...

What an amazing hummingbird photo!

Gatsbys Gardens said...

Hi Tracy,

Even though I am one of your followers I am not getting your posts. I will have to see what has happened.

Eileen

CosmoGirl Carla said...

Beautiful beds!!! It's obvious you spend a lot ofyimr and hard work in your gorgeous gardens. Great shot of the hummingbird. New to your blog via Jean'sand I look forward to checking more of your place. Thanks for sharing.

Deb said...

Visiting from Bloomin' Tuesday...beautiful garden beds!! Nice photography, too! Love your plants because everything looks so healthy!!