|Portulaca is both a bedding and a container plant.|
|Evidence of drought marks the rejuvenated dogwood.|
|CREPE myrtles tower from 10 to 15 feet beside the pool.|
|The emerald ash-borer is a pest--but so pretty.|
|Oregano is a spreading perennial here....but struggled in the drought.|
|Surprise lily-- a gift of my BFF from 2nd grade!|
|This is the only plant that liked the conditions.|
|More surprise lilies on the way. Mary Jane was my first friend in Fort Smith, and we have been in touch for 57 years of|
friendship and sharing. These bulbs came from her family garden in Fort Smith, following her dear Mother's death.
It lives inside each winter.