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Tuesday, August 10, 2021

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danger garden

Planting in August and September, wow. I don't think you could dig a hole in my soil right now with anything but a pick-ax. So hot, no rain...

Linda Brazill

LOREE — ​It has been dry enough that I have been watering significantly. But we've had almost 3 inches of rain between Friday and yesterday, so everything is happy. However, it is now so hot and ​humid there is a heat advisory and I am staying indoors.

Kris P

I'm glad your plants have done so well! The Agapanthus look great - by comparison, I did NOT see blooms on my newer Agapanthus this year, although at least the plants are still alive. I love both the phlox and the Angelica, neither of which I've been able to grow here.

Linda Brazill

KRIS — I have been watching garden videos on Vimeo from the Northwest Perennial Alliance. Can't believe what they can grow and it is all so big and lush and mossy. 

Kristin

Wow, maybe I need to try Agapanthus again. I had blooms for a couple of years, but they just didn't come back one year. I agree with you about the elegance of that phlox, and the Angelica is incredible!!

Susie at pbmGarden

Your garden is lovely. I've heard nice things about 'Jeana' this year--I'll be on the lookout for it to try also. Have a good week.

Frank

Jeana is so different. I saw it for sale last week and almost took one home, but I'm worried it might not go well with the other phlox... as if that's ever stopped me before :)
Of course I love the agapanthus, and the Angelica is cool! I have one blooming again this year, just starting. They don't really like it here but every now and then one gathers enough strength to flower.

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