pinks, bitterroot, rockcress, saxifrage, sea thrift, stonecrop, phlox( garden, and Douglas) tickseed, campion, yarrow, and verbena. If any of you have any special knowledge of any of these plants, or hints, please feel free to help Redbush out. She hopes you have a wonderful sunny day!
Monday, May 4, 2009
Winning Second Thrice; Perennials
It's a beautiful spring day in Redbush's world. Except for a bitterly cool wind, the weather would be perfect. Last week Redbush went to a gala for her artwork entry, and won second for the third year in a row. She wishes it could have been first this time, but knows that second is definitely a good win! She is going to attempt to post a picture again of the painting, as she lost the last one someplace in her photo file! Yesterday, she buried some water hoses in her flower beds, and today has to try to finish the process along with cleaning all the leaves off her perennial beds. The neighbors have some huge Russian poplars located close to her acreage fence. She is sure none of the leaves, or branches end up in their yard because Redbush's yard is full of them. She has now spent three days raking and hauling leaves away to the compost. Another day won't make much difference. Good exercise, but, oh, her aching back! Redbush has been looking at perennial books to see what plants might be a good addition to her beds. She has been considering the following plants: