More garden pictures

My husband got some great pictures of my morning glories a couple of days ago, so I thought I’d share a few of them.





Here’s something I’d never seen before: a four-sided morning glory.

Yes, I am a morning glory fanatic. But I do grow a few other things too. Here’s a group shot of part of my coleus collection:

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  1. kelly

    Beautiful, in the morning or any other time! Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Ting

    Very pretty! I’m liking the symmetry in the first photo, as well as the plants. Do I see basil in with the morning glories and petunias?

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    • Yes, those are basil plants. I grow lots of herbs on my deck so I can get at them quickly when I need them for cooking or making tea. Having them on the deck also makes them inaccessible to the marauding whitetail deer that infest the surrounding woods. I tried growing tomatoes and peppers on my deck for the same reason (growing them on the ground is impossible in my neighborhood, unless you surround them with a chain link fence topped with razor wire), but it didn’t work out very well, and I gave up. Now it’s just herbs and flowers. The plants on the deck are safe from deer and rabbits, but not from squirrels and chipmunks — who don’t eat the plants, but insist on burying sunflower seeds (filched from my husband’s bird feeders) in the pots — so I have to weed them regularly to remove all the sunflower seedlings. Oh, well…. My youngest daughter considers the squirrels and chipmunks her personal pets — she has all the local chippies trained to eat out of her hand — so I don’t get too upset with them. Anything that gives my child that much harmless pleasure is okay by me. 🙂

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  3. Bob, Bob, Bob–you must be the despair of your children, being SO unhip, even your FLOWERS are square! lol

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  4. Dee

    So pretty, Bob, thanks for sharing!

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  5. Lovely! (Came over by way of Stealth Magnolia) Thanks for sharing!

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