As I looked around my garden beds I realized (for the 387th time) how much I enjoy this time of year. Not only are the spring bulbs, viburnums and creeping phlox still blooming, but the growth of perennial and ornamental grass foliage is in full gear. In short; everything is in constant motion.
And that rules.
And that requires a new post.
And that requires corresponding photos.
And here it is:
Quick off-topic comment - take that Mrs. Falkenheim, I rerally can start a sentence with "And". I just did it four times and no one cares. Ha.
Onward we go:
I'm not smart enough yet, to fully understand the sun and lighting and how to take advantage of it photographically, but some times I luck into it. Like with this Northern Sea Oats:
Yes they require constant moisture, but it is worth it when we are talking about astilbes. I love their foliage first emerging a reddish in color in early spring and when it settles in all green in late spring:
This Spirea 'Snowmound' did nothing for me for three years and now this spring it explodes. Surprise and intrigue is such a huge part of why gardening is so appealing:
My recently purchased Northern Sea Oats 'River Mist' has found a home and I already feel the benefit of it's variegated foliage lighting up a partially shaded spot:
And that's all I got for you today my friends.