The hose has seen a lot of action this week. I don’t recall the last time it rained, this is the last 6 weeks of our dry season. I have a irrigation system and detest hand watering – the exception, I will water containers. I am watering in the garden after the irrigation runs. I have also been enjoying sitting in the garden, away from the news.
The Roselle (Florida Cranberry Hibiscus) my neighbor grew is waiting for moister weather to be planted. Though, I think they might prefer to get their feet in the ground. This is a Hibiscus with edible leaves and flowers, most commonly used for tea. I haven’t grown it or eaten it, it is an annual here.
I have seen birds and butterflies looking for water in my fountain, so I cleaned and filled it. Always a negotiation with the pump and leveling the container so it doesn’t pump itself dry.
My so called lawn, you can see how far the irrigation goes.
No, I don’t hand water this. This is the Greyhound zone and they don’t care.
A few things seem to be enjoying the weather. The culinary Bay Leaf is putting on some new leaves; I am cooking with them as I write my post.
This Lotusleaf Begonia is almost 5 feet tall and a mad tropical accent plant. I think the leaves will look better with some rain.
That’s my Six this Saturday – go and visit The Propagator to see more..www.thepropagatorblog.wordpress.com.
Hope everyone has enough to do in the garden and stays amongst the plants.