Jul. 8, 2009

Garden Blooms

Just a little post of what's blooming in my garden!

Last summer was our first summer having a backyard, and lots of planting happened. Some plants were brought in late in the summer last year so I never saw their whole cycle, which I'm enjoying this summer emmensely. I thought you may like to see some of these!

garden pictures

Apparently the Serviceberries are edible, and I think that they may be the same things as Saskatoon Berries that my Mom used to pick + eat as a child (She grew up in Saskatoon). I tried a berry and it was good, but tiny. So I decided to leave them for the birds - as apparently Serviceberries are favoured by Robins. (And 6 Robins were out there yesterday munching on them!)

4 comments:

  1. Beautiful! I just love hydrangeas. Blue are my favorite, but our soil isn't acidic enough for blue (unless you plant them in pots and adjust the pH).

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  2. One of my favourite flowers, someone down the street (or around here) had beautiful blue hydrangeas in front planters - they were stunning!

    I'm the type, however, that just likes them green. I wish they'd stay green, opposed to turning white. Alas, nature is nature. :)

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  3. its my dream to have hydrangeas in front yard- amazing!

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  4. Beautiful hydrangeas. My favourite flower. My parents live in Cape Cod where everyone has hydrangeas in their yard. Love them so much! You have a beautiful garden!!

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