Posts Tagged ‘Flowers’

Despite my Iowa upbringing, I’ve never been much of a gardener.

But it’s become an annual family tradition to trek to the local garden shop, stock on a variety of brightly-colored foliage, and fill the planters on our deck with all manner of blooms and bushery.

Each year, some do well, others don’t. But it’s become something I actually enjoy.

This year’s plantings seem to be particularly appealing. And the kids look forward to it, too, believe it or not. (I guess I shouldn’t be surprised. It involves playing in dirt.)

Just don’t ask me to identify any of the stuff. Trust me. If it’s not a rose or a daisy, I’m probably clueless.

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