I started my new job this week. That, and the arrival of Daylight Savings Time means I only get to see my garden in daylight in the morning before I leave. It's dark when I get home. And tonight it was raining. Whatever! I'm out there anyway, pruning this, inspecting that, moving seedlings around.
Were you here when I sorted the Cineraria seeds? These are the seedlings!
Other seedlings I'm excited about: Fuchsia boliviana v. alba.
Also growing, and much more dramatically: Dahlia imperialis.
It's like the beanstalk in Jack and the Beanstalk. I don't know when it's going to stop. It's over 12 feet tall now. Here it was back in April of this year:
Taking digital pictures at night is fun.
Besides moving the seedlings in to the garage for some love under the fluorescent lights, I sowed some seeds of Datura wrightii. Next year, I'll have this:
I can't use all the seeds that came in the packet I ordered from Theodore Payne. I sowed several in my garden, gave half to a friend, and I still have many left over. I feel an urge to sow them in one of the wilder parks in my neighborhood. But it's a poisonous plant, and dogs and kids use that park. So what do you think?
at 7:05 PM