|Above: Design plan for the area below (every dot represents a plant).|
It's August and the garden club I've joined is still trying to get caught up on planting flower beds. We had a slow start in Spring and we haven't really made up for lost time. However, we've gelled really well as a new group and we're having lots of fun. This month we're hoping to get all the flower beds planted - there are about 7 beds to plant and it takes way more time than you'd ever think. Also, we're hoping to start growing vegetables this month and will be taking part in a workshop to learn about this.
|Above: 'before' photo - the blank canvas.|
Below: 'after' photo - using the planting design plan we put in the plants.
|Above: Two of the largest borders have been planted and almost finished - just a few gaps to fill. There are many bee friendly plants in the beds e.g. verbena, marigold, snapdragon, salvia, lambs ear, scabious, hydrangea.|
|Another area in progress.|
|Ever wonder who steals the shopping carts / trollies from the grocery store? Well it wasn't our group, however, a few of these showed up on the property - they were a great help in transporting plants!|
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