Planted 2 Pink Parfait verbena & 1 Midnight Lace sweet potato vine in window box. Will complement pink phlox below it this summer.
Planted 6 Burgundy Star Easy Wave petunias & 6 Purple Flash ornamental peppers in the birdbath bed. These were trial plants sent by the Ball Horticultural Company. Expecting rain tomorrow. No more frost! Who knows? Maybe I'll get brave and actually put the birdbath out.
Sweet peas sown 5/21 sprouted yesterday. That's 12 days. Need to remember for next year.
In Part 1 I mentioned the two hard frosts and a freeze we had recently, all of them rather later in the season than is typical. I illustrated how different species in the same genus reacted to the freeze differently, and also gave examples of plants that were damaged even though they were protected. Appearances [...]