Plants in my garden are socking it up. They are drunk with it. Rain, rain, and more rain, and humidity, and temperatures in the upper 70s and mid-80s. It got down to 26 degrees Fahrenheit just 13 days ago, blackening the eyes of strawberries and killing grape blossoms. freezing some annuals under cover.
Now, though, it seems like central Wisconsin is a tropical jungle. steamy lush. It is almost as if I can see the plants growing.
|Geraniums are starting to bloom.|
|Azalea 'Northern Lights Mandarin'|
|These allium have been seeding themselves liberally throughout my garden, The foliage is already going dormant although the seed heads will continue to be ornamental for many months.|
|This section of my scree garden is a tapestry of heat lovers, containing many small sedums, some of my favorite daylilies, and geraniums.|