I’m very happy with how most of my flowers and plants are doing this year. My plants all seem happy and healthy and with all the rain we’ve had this summer I’ve barely even had to water the garden or lawn. I just have to go out and tidy up the plants when they get unruly every now and then. This may not be a good year for doing summer things thanks to it being wetter than normal, but it’s a perfect year for the garden!
My roses are lovely and flowering much more than normal. This one is called Morden Sunrise:
And these are Liatris or as they are more commonly called “Gayfeather”:
If you have a garden or perhaps even a small flower bed do you think it’s doing better this year than it normally does?
The only real problem I’ve had with my roses is a little powdery mildew. It makes the roses look like they have dried acne medication on their leaves. It’s easyto treat though – just mix a teaspoon or so of baking soda with about a litre of water and spray it on the affected plant. Cures it fast!
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