Nothing like a stroll in my yard on a summer morning. I like to start my day by feeding the birds (and squirrels), then feasting my eyes on some flowers. This time of year, all kinds of lovelies are blooming:
And showing off:
Since I always like to have something blooming, I liberally sprinkle annuals in all the flower beds:
But there are some advantages to my perennials, which faithfully come up year after year whether I’m busy or not:
I love the way my pollinator bait attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and bees:
I even like the flowers some folks would consider weeds. The rabbits who live in our yard like them too, which means they stay out of my gardens and flower beds.
Sure beats watching the news and arguing with complete strangers on Facebook. I do need to spend more time in my yard!