Time to vary the view. Pull up a chair to absorb the brand new view. Or perhaps a desk for one will do.
In fact I went for my yearly mum purchasing. Maybe I bought a bit carried away, however they’re so great they usually actually assist with the change of surroundings. I’ll pot up these mums into larger containers after I reduce and tease out the roots. They are usually fairly root certain once you buy them in bloom. I add a little bit of bio-tone fertilizer to the potting soil, to maintain the roots rising robust. I’ve additionally discovered that they should be checked each day for watering.
At occasions, I do dread the upcoming winter, so it helps to ease into it with colourful decorations. They make me smile.
I additionally in the reduction of the daylilies. They are going to flush out with new foliage after which they’re prepared for the change of surroundings.
I do have golf tees everywhere in the backyard. That is how I mark the place I’ll plant a bulb. I’m anticipating a somewhat giant order of spring bulbs any day now.
A couple of daylilies are nonetheless blooming. Largely rebloomers, however I do have a number of which might be simply late bloomers. This can be a nice coloration in a daylily, Armenian Haberdashery, a Curt Hanson. It’s a late blooming daylily, as lots of his are.
Above is Eyes on The Prize, with a pal. This can be a rebloom that I used to be shocked to see, because it has by no means rebloomed for me. It have famous that usually the reblooms are barely totally different, maybe it’s simply the change of surroundings.
Pumpkin Child, only a nice daylily, that has constantly despatched up reblooms. This daylily first began to bloom late in June. It took a short relaxation, after which was again to work displaying up with the mums. The afternoons appear shorter, and the solar is reducing to the south inflicting shadows throughout the surroundings.
As I anticipate my bulb supply, I did go forward and plant the entire tulip bulbs that I had dug out through the summer season, together with the daffodil bulbs that I had compelled final yr. I additionally divided out a number of bigger clumps of daffodils. So, after I eliminated my tomato and cucumber vegetation, I planted these bulbs. I had saved the bulbs in mesh luggage in a cool space through the summer season.
Sometimes, I might not plant bulbs in a row, or plant them so shut collectively, however for this goal, it was the way in which to go. I’ll reduce any blooms from this grouping for bouquets to convey inside. I’m very curious to see how they’ll do. I did add a little bit of bulb fertilizer to the soil, and coated them up. I let Mom Nature water them in. So the change of surroundings is upon us, and I’m really right here for the sweet!
Joyful Gardening within the new surroundings.