Around the yard

by Rainbow Bobbins

Some views of the yard from the deck…Below is the left fir with the expanded planting bed followed by a wide-shot of the veggie garden and a pic of the right fir tree with the experimental understory.
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The peonies are sweet and fluffy with a subtle odor that seems camphor-ish?….it smells like the ointment used for diaper rash. But not in a bad way.
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Below is the new Fatshedera Lizei not sure what this thing will end up doing…it is not quite a shrub and not quite a vine from what google says. Maybe it will be trained to grow up one of the old lilac trunks nearby.
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Some gladiolus are on the rise — couldn’t resist the bulk pack  of bulbs at the box store.
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Too many pictures of this arrangement but the rose campion is making me happy with the fushia blooms even though it is still plotting to take over the yard.
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