Wednesday, July 21, 2010

July Bloom Report

What is blooming in the Experimental Garden July 15, 2010

Everything in our garden is an experiment.  We are not as knowledgeable as our daughter, check out

We still have salvia

The black bees and the honey bees love this little
flower that opens when the sun comes up (iceplant or Carpobrotus chilensis).


 Yellow water lily in the water garden.

White Water Lily in the water garden

Where did he come from?

Purple Pickerelweed (Pontederia cordata) being eaten by the June beetles.

Pole beans are suffering after 45 days and counting of 90 degree temps.

Hydrangea hanging in there

Wild Obedient (Physostegia virginiana) and long gone Monarda.

Neighbor stopped by for a snack and brought the twins.

Twins:  Floie and Joy. 

Snap dragons and something else.  

Mint with honey bee

Dragon Wing Begonia

[Note from IT:  this meme was started by Carol at May Dreams Gardens.  These are usually posted on the 15th of every month.  If you check her blog on the 15th she will have links to many different gardeners from all over the country (and some from all over the world) posting about what's blooming in their gardens that day.]