August Garden Update

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:

Backyard Container Gardening

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:

Mixed Herbs:

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.

Seed Starting

Toronto is slowly warming up, like very slowly….
I started some seeds two weeks ago. Salvia, suppose to be easiest perennial to start from seeds, but so far, I am still waiting. Chamomile, started several pots, they are the tiniest seeds I’ve ever seen, germination rate is not bad at all, but they look so tiny and weak. Finger crossed…
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Blue fescue grass, they are easy and quick to germinate. Hopefully I can enjoy its beautiful color and texture this summer.
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While I was watering my house plants this morning, found a new leaf on my orchid.
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The spiral planter stand in the corner of my dinning room:
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