Today’s photos are from Connie Raines.
My garden is in Griffin, Georgia, one hour outside of Atlanta.
Many of my plants were relocated from my garden in Decatur, which is a city 15 minutes from Atlanta. I had a garden there for 36 years and dug up and transplanted two large truckloads of plants a little over two years ago. Almost everything survived and is thriving, even a 42-year-old azalea plant that was given to me in a small pot as a gift.
The meadow was planted in back of the property, where a pine tree was cut down and the ground was tilled. Here, Queen Anne’s lace (Daucus carata, annual or biennial) blooms beautifully, with some purple flowers as well as the typical white.
This morning glory (Ipomoea nil, annual) has delicate powder-blue flowers that shift to pink at their throat. Even better, this variety has white variegation on the leaves, so it provides beauty even in the afternoon when the flowers have faded.
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