Welcome back my garden furriends!
We have had tons of rain here. Bucketing down. Plus it's been cold. In the 40's in the morning. It's May for cats sake! My plants need a bit of warmth.
So do I.
I make do with a pile of cushions that are kept on my bench to stay out of the rain. Dad calls me the Princess and the Pea.
Some of my furriends asked about my artichokes. They think I'm some sort of feline gardening wonder because my plant is producing tons of artichokes. Mom and dad have already chowed down 3 of them and there are a dozen more on the plant. How do I do it?
Well...the big secret is that I meowed at mom and dad to put in an artichoke plant as an experiment last summer. The big plant you see behind me has been growing and growing since last year. It produced nothing last year. It survived the winter and kept growing. Now it's gifting us with lovely artichokes!
Since I was so successful with this one plant...dad went to the garden center and bought me 5 more. As you can see I got right to work purring over them so they too will be big and strong...but they won't produce anything for us for quite some time. Maybe next year.
So if you have planted an artichoke, don't worry if it takes some time.
So...I have to show you my flowers.
The foxgloves are everywhere!
The peonies are blooming. They always have little ants all over them.
The Jerusalem Sage is bursting with yellow. I love it.
Hope you are enjoying your garden. I am going to purr that it dries out for us soon. Mom wants to help me plant my basil this weekend.