LILLIAN CROOK: WildDakotaWoman — Red Oak House Garden Notes No. 72: The Perennials And Tomatoes Take Center Stage
A deluge of magical rain these past weeks has made all the difference. That and two loads of mulch from the dump and some clearance bags of mulch from Runnings.
Stella’s Ruffled Fingers.
Jim’s 2022 garlic crop harvest begins.
Little Quick Fire Hydrangea finally taking hold in a dry and shaded location, a purchase from Baldwin’s Greenhouse that yielded a bonus
Marian Daylily, a gift from friends in memory of my Mom, with the abundant rains and an inspired placement, seems to be taking root and has now sent up its first scape. Hi, Mom!
Seedling Bleeding Hearts showing up.
Sea Holly, which the pollinators love.
Busy now, packing for an expedition with a woman friend. Countless lessons about packing from my Mother are informing and inspiring me today. More smiles now than tears. Stay tuned for news from Red Oak House on “Baldy”— our volunteer cottonwood. We have a combination of shade and sun now, and occasionally spar over how many vegetables get how much sun.