Serendib Garden

Perished in July

I got super-busy finishing the novel before the semester started, and I’m afraid as a result, I often forgot to water, and most of my hanging basket plants perished in July. I’ve now added a few more; much cheerier. Of course, it’s relatively easy to be cheerier than dead plants… Most of the local garden …

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I like the variegated leaves on this one. There’s one with dark burgundy leaves that you can see in the bottom left corner. Slowly aiming towards a little interplay of sedums in the sunny parkway.

Phlox David

Phlox “David” is a refreshing cool note in the summer garden. I’m going to move mine, though — I have it on its own, and I think it’ll look better mixed in with all the pink phloxes.