Summer season and Fall in Maria’s Backyard


I’m Maria and I stay within the southwest of the province of Quebec, Canada, Zone 5. I wish to add that my husband is in command of the grass and tree a part of the gardens so by holding all of it neat and clipped weekly my gardens are all the time taking a look at their finest.

After being featured on the GPOD in June 2023 (Maria’s Quebec Backyard), I used to be requested if I might host a backyard tour for my backyard membership. They’re all the time searching for alternatives to go to different gardens. It was my pleasure to take action however it additionally was a bit of labor as we all the time wish to showcase our greatest within the gardens. The vegetable backyard didn’t want a lot watering and was bountiful this fall. It’s arduous to decide on only some footage of all those I take of my backyard so hope you take pleasure in.

hanging basket next to small water feature

Certainly one of my hanging pots made by me wanting on to my new flowerbed….with apply they’re turning into nicer.

large vegetable garden in full sun

Vegetable backyard finish of July wanting actually good. The tomatoes weren’t the very best as they’re sunloving vegetation and the wet summer season didn’t assist.

close up of pink begonia withe small raccoon sculpture

A begonia (Begonia brevirimosa subsp. exotica, Zone 10 – 11 or as annual) giving to me as a birthday reward from a pal.

close up of large red hibiscus flower

Hibiscus moncheustos ‘Marvel’ (Zone 5 – 9) is darkish crimson and all the time beautiful. This yr, although, it misplaced it’s leaves sooner than typical…unsure why!

My white double Brugmansia (Zone 8 – 11) alongside the stone wall and amidst annual zinnias (Zinnia elegans, annual). I plant zinnias everywhere, they have been my mom’s favourite flower. They’re really easy to develop. These I began inside in April. They get a lot larger than these planted within the floor in my expertise.

close up of white flowers in the garden

A lovely-large white phlox (Phlox paniculata, Zone 5 – 9). Behind it a big hosta (Hosta plantaginea, Zone 3 – 9) in flower, the flowers of this hosta have a pleasant delicate scent.

small skunk sculptures amongst foliage plants

A few my ceramic mates within the backyard underneath a tiger eyes sumac (Rhus typhina ‘Bailtiger’, Zone 4 – 8).

close up of oriental poppies

Oriental poppies (Papaver orientale, Zone 3 – 8) began from seeds.

close up of Anna Paulowna tree with hydrangea growing below

Anna Paulowna tree (Paulownia tomentosa, Zone 6 – 9). It’s a tropical tree and doesn’t flower in our local weather. It dies down each winter and comes again within the spring and grows as much as 10 ft or extra in a single season. It’s within the nook of my veggie backyard and I all the time get requested “wow…what’s that”?

close up of pink flowers in fall

A digitalis (Digitalis purpurea, Zone 3 – 8) began from seed flowering in late October. Now we have had a gentle autumn and I had fairly a couple of of late bloomers throughout the gardens. It was actually a pleasant to stroll round and get shocked by one thing you weren’t anticipating to be flowering right now of yr!

 

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