It has been a very wet spring and summer in Toronto this year. Although I installed container gardening water drip irrigation system this year, it wasn’t used much at all.
Corner of my garden: I moved all my succulents and orchids outside. I love how it looks after the rain.
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It’s the gardening season again! I think I like spring time the most in Toronto. It means that the winter is finished; and we can start planting things, either vegetables or flowers; and more outdoor activities on the weekend!
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Nothing beats the smell, the flowers, and the fruits in my tiny container garden after a thunderstorm in the area.
My lavender is finally flowering, in its small container:
I really like creeping jenny, the color, and the texture, gives you this soothing feeling:
The blue star juniper, survived last winter in Toronto, growing slowly, but strong. The blurry grass spikes are the blue fescue I started from seeds this February, they were so tiny and weak when I put them in:
And finally, my cucumber and cherry tomato:
Toronto had a very cold week last week, to a point which a frost advisory was issued last Friday night. My parents already planted annuals in their front yard, so guess what, my dad took out the newly bought camping tent, and covered the entire front yard. LOL. It might be a little bit overkill, but better safe than sorry, right?
I’ve added a few plants to my container backyard gardening this week.
Dwarf Red Dragon Japanese maple:
Clematis Abilene™ Evipo027:
Hosta, which survived the winter, growing strong and healthy
A few annuals container:
This past winter was brutally cold, I’ve lost my clematis (that’s why I bought a new one), hydrangea, and one lavender. I really have to find a way to move them to my garage this winter.