Take a look at this gem in my front yard. My gorgeous blue Hydrangea.... and then of course the beauty of my Knock Out Rose bush.
|Knock Out Rose|
|Thai Basil (This smells like peppery sausage! )|
|Spicy and Sweet Basil|
|Spicy Global Basil|
And then one of my favorite plants that I can't for the life of me remember the name of.
Elephant plant? Elephant ear? I don't know...but it's huge and I like it. I do have to bring it inside in the winter season because occasionally we do get some freezing temps.
Then there are my little container pepper and tomato plants.
And then there is my all time favorite plant in my whole yard. My Banana Plant!!!! This thing has gone through so many changes and trauma in the couple years that I have had it. First off, I planted it in the wrong area. I didn't realize how big it would get so I probably shouldn't have planted it right at the front stairs. And I found out afterwards Banana plants should be planted in threes. They need to be protected from heavy winds and do better in groups.Then last year we had our house power washed. (That was a major story of frustration in itself). He used a bleach mixture and completely soaked my plant in bleach and when I freaked, he claimed it was fine. It wasn't. It turned yellow and died. Or so I thought... it came back! YAY!!! Through all the mistakes I made with this plant it grows beautifully!!! I can't tell ya how much I love my Banana Plant. :)
And then after all my gardening I can just jump in here and refresh!