I have a galvanized washtub by my front steps
that I have been planting with annual flowers for nearly eight years.
While I like the instant color of the annuals,
it’s the textures and colors of the perennials that I really love!
So this year I’m doing something a little different.
A white & fuzzy theme garden.
I gathered some of my favorite “white and fuzzy” plants
from my favorite garden center (supplied by my favorite green house)!
top left to right~ Snow in Summer, Yarrow
bottom left to right~ Wormwood, Silver Mound, and two Lamb’s Ears.
Next I get my tub ready…
I’m reusing the soil~ emptying out a few shovel fulls of old
and replacing with composted manure, with about a cup of dry, organic fertilizer~
then mixed well with a few turns of the shovel.
I then arranged the plants with tall in the back and short in front.
It looks a little open and sparse right now, but hopefully it will be full
and overflowing the sides by end of summer!
I’ll have an update photo in a few weeks for you
3 thoughts on “Perennial Project”
I love perennials, I usually mix them with some annuals to get a burst of color. That washtub is great!
Thank you! I painted the washtub.
Well, I can be assured of one thing-that artemesia is a BEAST!!!
oh, and one more thing- if they don't grow-you get your money back!!!
Very well done, Lil!
I still don't have a single tomato in the ground.