Well......we finally planted our little garden in our backyard. It is fairly small but hopefully it will yield some beautiful results. There will be a lot of photos today so I just am giving fair warning. LOL LOL
I put lots of things in pots as we have desert landscaping here and our soil is so very bad. Everything is on a water emitter system so we can control the water output.
Our state, along with others is facing a water shortage crisis so if we garden....we try to do so responsibly.
Various shots around the yard. When we moved here last August the back yard was so spartan which inspired Brad and I to get busy.
We have two huge shade trees..one lemon...and one orange. They give a tremendous amount of shade so hopefully they will give our new plantings some protection from our hot, hot, hot summer sun. We also use umbrellas strategically as needed.
I have always been a gardner and am sure I will always be a gardner....but one new surprise has come about with this latest move. Brad has finally become interested and is helping me tremendously. In fact he has done all the "heavy work" so to speak...we actually are a pretty good team.
I've tried to show the yard from many angles so you can get a feel for what we have done.
This is actually the view of my patio from my living room window. You look right as this when you enter our home.
I'm going to add a few annuals for these shade loving plants to put more color here. A trip to Home Depot is planned for this evening.
Last but not least...a pic...from my rose bushes. They were almost dead when we moved in but have thrived very nicely with our loving care.
I know there were probably a lot of boring pics for everyone today...but gardening in Arizona is iffy at best and to be able to survive this heat takes a lot of patience and care.
hugs to all you gardeners out there..