|Sunrise on the Eighth Day of Christmas at Astolat Farm|
On this eighth day of Christmas I am reflecting upon the 2011 gardening season. In the Poconos the season lasts about eight months, with the spring bulbs making an appearance in March and the first killing frost in October. I've picked one or two of my best blooms from 2011 for each month from March to October. These are my gifts.
|Peonies, roses and so many more blooms to choose in June.|
|Clematis and Rose|
|The Cottage Garden peaks in July|
|My First Waterlily|
|Buddleia with Monarch|
|Cleome and Buddleia|
|Zinnias and Marigolds in the Kitchen Garden|
|Grapes on the Pergola making the deck smell like Italy.|
|Autumn in the Shade Garden|
|Sweet Autumn Clematis|
There's nothing about Maids a-Milking in this Eighth Day of Christmas posting, but I played with the numbers as Diana suggests. I am linking to her at Elephant's Eye with my eight shining memories of blooms in 2011. Why don't you join in the fun!
Wishing you a wonderful 2012 gardening year!
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