I know what most of you are thinking......surely she does not mean the icy cold kind of frost.......
Yes, it's a fact. I woke up to frost on June 13th. Just for proof, I snapped this shot of the neighbor's roof. I immediately ran out to the deck (6:15 a.m.) and watered all of my containers. My farmer friend says that if you water frost before the sun hits the leaves, it will save your plants. I really did not see any frost on my plants, but just to be safe, I watered. I felt pretty guilty as I knew last night that we had frost warnings, but I was too lazy to go out and cover everything. I decided to let nature take it's course...but I would have cried like a baby if I woke up to a couple dozen dead containers.
I am happy to report that they all looked fine on my after-work walk through.
I have a few new things to show you from the arbor gardens. Here you see the blue/purple spiderwort is now in bloom with the magenta. It makes a nice combo with the one remaining allium 'Christopherii'. I planted seven of them a few years ago. They never survive more than a couple of years in my garden.
Queen A may still be short with only four flowers, but she is a pastel beauty, don't you think? I feel so good when I make a purchase that lives more than two years!
My Weekend Goal was to Make a Bench Pillow - I am happy to report that I accomplished that goal!
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