Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day

Mid-June is such a wonderful garden moment, and this year it is particularly so.  We’ve had a slower spring than last year and the garden seems to be grateful for this leisurely pace. 

White Dawn rose climbing up the chimney in the entrance garden.

White Dawn rose climbing up the chimney in the entrance garden.

Walker's Low Catmint newly planted in the entrance garden.  Those are yellow cannas behind it.

Walker’s Low Catmint newly planted in the entrance garden. Those are yellow cannas behind it.

Perennial geranium that, even when propped up by a frame, gets leggy and flops.

Perennial geranium that, even when propped up by a frame, gets leggy and flops.

White Carpet Rose in the lower garden

White Carpet Rose in the lower garden

Red Knock Out Rose in the rose medallion in the lower garden

Red Knock Out Rose in the rose medallion in the lower garden

White Dome Hydrangeas just beginning to bloom, with a red canna

White Dome Hydrangeas just beginning to bloom, with a red canna

Annabelle Hydrangea full of buds with marigolds and a new purchase from the Reed's Lake Art Fair

Annabelle Hydrangea full of buds with marigolds and a new purchase from the Reed’s Lake Art Fair

Hansa Rose in the Secret Garden with Crazy Daisy Shastas just starting to open.

Hansa Rose in the Secret Garden with Crazy Daisy Shastas just starting to open.

The last of the white poppies in the Secret Garden with Jean Davis Lavender beginning to open

The last of the white poppies in the Secret Garden with Jean Davis Lavender beginning to open

East Friesland Salvia, Cool Cat Catmint, and Jean Davis Lavender

East Friesland Salvia and Jean Davis Lavender

East Friesland Slavia and Rose Campion given to me by a neighbor several years ago.

East Friesland Slavia and Rose Campion given to me by a neighbor several years ago.

Kousa Dogwood in full bloom, with Caramel Coral Bells

Kousa Dogwood in full bloom, with Caramel Coral Bells

A double flowering mock orange that is pretty but has very little scent, with the last of the very fragrant James McFarlane lilacs

A double flowering mock orange that is pretty but has very little scent, with the last of the very fragrant James McFarlane lilacs and Blue Ice Amsonia

Chocolate Ruffles Heuchera in the Secret Garden under the Kousa

Various Heucheras in the Secret Garden under the Kousa

Peaking out behind the Francee Hostas are a few late Bleeding Hearts in the Secret Garden

Peaking out behind the Francee Hostas are a few late Bleeding Hearts in the Secret Garden

New Dawn Rose climbing along a fence and into the old dogwood in the Secret Garden

New Dawn Rose climbing along a fence and into the old dogwood in the Secret Garden

A single white clematis flowering on the arbor.

A single white clematis flowering on the arbor.

The little bed near the back door.  The nameless white rambling rose came from a neighbor a number of years ago.

The little bed near the back door. The nameless white rambling rose came from a neighbor a number of years ago.

~ by garden337 on June 16, 2013.

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