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Happy Mother’s Day! Flowers are the most common present to give this day; whether fresh floral arrangements, hanging baskets/planters or potted for the garden. Let’s check out what I have in my garden this week.

This Week In My Garden…

Lush pillows of silver mound awoke.

Lush Silver Mound

Lush Silver Mound

Sedum is sweeping across my perennial garden, just behind my rock border.

Sedum

Sedum

Trumpet vines are timidly showing their leaves.

Trumpet Vine

Trumpet Vine

Abundant Alliums (fairy wands) are beautiful full purple globes dancing is the wind.

Alliums

Alliums

The first rose of the year  opened, welcoming the new deck.

First Rose of the Year

First Rose of the Year

The small chicks of last year, fill out to be adult hens.

Chicks become Hens

Chicks become Hens

Burgundy Glow Ajuga races towards the sky.

Burgundy Glow Ajuga

Burgundy Glow Ajuga

The white azalea joins the party of pink, lavender and red azaleas.

White Azalea joins the Party

White Azalea joins the Party

The oaks are stretching out and showcasing their new foliage and hugging my shade garden.

Three Oaks

Three Oaks

Of course this isn’t all… The bleeding heart is still wear its heart on its sleeve. The Japanese Maple waves hello and goodbye by the lane. The long blooming grape hyacinths are the welcoming committee to all the returning perennials…

What’s arriving and in bloom this week where you are? What are your Mother’s Day plans?

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