So much so, that you can barely see Miss Goosey Lucy hiding out in it.
The coneflowers are blooming! They really multiplied this year and even though I transplanted and move a bunch of them, I predict a massive sea of them in my side yard.
And then there are my beloved hydrangea. They are my absolute favorite flowers. I have tons of colors and varieties. They are very sentimental to me. When David and I married at the Jewel Box it was the annual Hydrangea show. I plant one in the garden almost every year now in honor of our anniversary.
I have several lacecaps as well as mop head varieties. You should smell the section where these are, it is simply divine!
This lovely was a florist hydrangea that was at my grandmother Glenda's funeral. No one really thought it would make it as an outside plant but I planted it anyway in hopes that it would survive. It not only did, but it is HUGE and rewards me with the most beautiful cream and purple blooms.
The Lady in Red Hydrangea, a gift from my sister. It's leaves have a lovely red vein and speckles on the petals.
Annabelle, oh Annabelle. I love you but you are troublesome! The blooms on this one are HUGE and heavy. She droops a lot under the weight. I stake and tie up branches on her a lot to try to help, but she grows so fast that it is a challenge to keep up.
As you can see, my front beds are just a mass of hydrangeas and hostas. I have already cut some back this year and it is still overflowing!
Okay, and finally, no garden tour would be complete without a shot of my sweet little garden helper, Emma posing next to one of her container gardens. She loves visiting the garden store with me. She knows that all of her garden spots take full sun. You should see her checking the tags looking for things she can plant!