Garden Update: Iris, Quince and More Galore

Laura Bruno's Blog

Just a quick update today. I have a super busy week of sessions and garden tasks, but it’s a bit too chilly to feel like moving mulch right now, so you get an unexpected update with photos I took yesterday.

Quince in bloom, with mulberry leafing out behind it. A black lace elderberry tree is hidden to the left, and today will see a hazelnut tree planted behind, making a triangle of trees in that bed. Quince in bloom, with mulberry leafing out behind it. A black lace elderberry tree is hidden to the left, and today will see a hazelnut tree planted behind, making a triangle of trees in that bed.

We've got some serious cover crop action, making the beds look abnormally verdant for this time of year. We’ve got some serious cover crop action, making the beds look abnormally verdant for this time of year.

Perennial sea kale getting ready to flower, along with a cover crop, garlic, perennial onions, and a lone marigold at the top of the third tier. Perennial sea kale getting ready to flower, along with a cover crop, garlic, perennial onions, and a lone marigold at the top of the third tier.

Potatoes in bags with various mints to deter pests, along with tulips from years before we moved in here. To the right you can see the beds that will get covered with a truckload of compost on Monday before Tania Marie arrives for her visit. Busy, busy! Potatoes in bags with various mints to deter pests, along with tulips from years before we moved in here. To the right you can see the beds that will get…

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