It is so hot in July here in Oklahoma that early mornings are the best time to enjoy the yard. This silicone top Mom brought back from Wisconsin sure keeps the bugs out of the coffee. Lantana, a Texas native, is a sure bloomer in the 107 heat index. Not many plants can say that.
Unfortunately, the heavy rains we received in May did a lot of damage in the garden so it is not as pretty as last year. There are still things happening though.
The knockout roses are in their second blooming. The Virginia creeper is fuller on the arch this summer and the morning glories are climbing the trellis although they were planted late. Several colors of hibiscus bloom daily. The red crepe myrtles are vibrant; like the lantana, myrtles are colorful all summer long. New to the garden are the oak leaf hydrangeas; keep your paws crossed that they make it. Finally, the porch swing project is coming along nicely and should be finished in a week. Be sure to…………
Always take time for some fun… ~ Indy and Lucy