Work has been hectic and I have had no time for anything else this month. So I am just going to post a few pics so that I remember what the garden looked like in June of 2014.
I moved this Heuchera 'Tiramisu' last fall and it seems to like its new home:
This is the front border looking to the perennial gardens with Ninebark 'Diablo' in bloom:
The Alberta Spruce is looking great with most of the brown areas caused by our record-breaking cold winter replaced by new beautiful green foliage.
This year I moved my potted Ligularia 'Rocket' to this area in front of an old rusted wagon wheel.
The 'Rocket' seems to have liked our cold winter. Its leaves are bigger than ever and I am expecting some great tall yellow blooms in a few weeks!
Below is one of the new perennial geraniums I bought from Breck's this year:
Yeah....looks very different, don't you think?
I am just thrilled that it bloomed, even though it's tiny. I am hoping that in a few years it will be as large as this old pass-a-long specimen I have in another garden (it may be 'Rozanne'):
I am very happy that this Smokebush (bottom red-foliaged shrub) survived the winter of 2013/2014.
I do like the shrub with these peonies that I planted three years ago:
I am fairly happy with how the garden is progressing this year, despite my lack of attention. I think that I have "J" to thank for that. I looked out the window quite early one recent morning and there he was...