There was a weird Saturday recently where I was up and bopping about, thrilled to be awake (?!) by 6 a.m.
So I poked at garden until a little before 9.
Stair garden, before:
The lemon balm in the top seeded itself. The oxalis in the middle slept all winter on the back steps, looked very d-e-d, then sprang to life once left outside. The bottom layer of lettuce is proving delicious.
To the far right, a pot of delicious-looking NOPALES. The strawberry pot is ancient, a long-ago birthday present from my bigger brother.
Hens and chicks, multiple varieties, from stores and yard sales. Who’d have thought they’d stay perennial here?
Perennial groundcovers for the succulent bowl:
Fuzzy things from the Master Gardener plant sale:
And my temperamental succulents that live in the house all the time, flourishing on back window sill: