I enjoy planting things. Flowering things mostly. Food plants and I don't mesh. These days house plants and I don't mesh well either, but I have a dim house with very little direct sunlight. (Part and parcel of living in the woods.)
In past years, I have planted mums, peonies, columbines, bugle weed, astilbe, lily of the valley, sedums, and a hydrangea on this property. We already had a lilac, a crepe myrtle, azaleas, roses, and irises here - and I've moved all but the roses to better locations and the roses I replanted in the same bed.
I also planted cone flowers and a forsythia, but they died. =o\
Something strange hit my mums last year and the majority of those died as well. But I still have a few, including one of the original four yellow mums I bought the first year we were here.
Every year I plant marigolds. I love marigolds. And I usually get some snapdragons for the front blocks at the end of the driveway. And the wildflower seeds I scattered in the cedar bed are coming up year after year, so that's good. I like it best when I don't have to futz with stuff too much.
This year, I also planted lavender, hollyhocks, butterfly bushes, and a mixed bag of mystery bulbs. They're all in the two full sun areas. Keep your fingers crossed for me that they all survive.
Already, my roses, azaleas, lilacs, and irises have buds or blooms. My azaleas are freaking out with buds - if not leaves. (Poor things. I can't figure out why they have so few leaves.)
Anywhere, I hope to have flowers everywhere throughout the growing season. Now to when the snow flies this fall. :fingers crossed:
What kinds of flowers do you like? Do you enjoy gardening?