Days of yucca and roses… and weeds

April 23, 2023

With the seemingly endless cleanup from the February ice storm, which concerned a number of work on the timber (extra nonetheless wanted), roof restore, air-con alternative and facet fence alternative, plus additional pruning wanted because of the damaging freezing of december – phew ! — I used to be late with the standard spring gardening duties. My most hated process is weeding, and boy does it present within the decrease yard. Nonetheless, I handle to look away most days and simply benefit from the sight of Koosh-ball yuccas and pink ‘Peggy Martin’ roses climbing alongside the fence.

prickly yuccas and the rose Katrina are comfortable companions in a sunny patch. Why plant a rose that you must spray and spray when you may develop a illness resistant selection like ‘Peggy Martin’ that additionally has an incredible survival story? Click on the Katrina hyperlink if you do not know it.

The ‘Frazzle Dazzle’ dyckias have additionally began to bloom! Is there something cuter than these mop-top dyckias with honey-yellow flower spikes? The deer eat the flowers out entrance, however I can take pleasure in them for days and days in my yard.

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