|May 2015 Garden|
Spring took its time arriving this year with cooler than normal temperatures all the way through April. Then the month of May arrived with a warming trend that rapidly turned into a premature summer. With temperatures rising into the 80's for a few days, an explosion of intense color suddenly made its way throughout the garden. Now the hotter temperatures have settled into a more normal spring-like pattern with upper 60 to mid 70 degree days, but the heat was just enough to get everything back on track and all the blooms seem to be arriving at once! Come along for a walk with me in my Long Island garden.
|Ajuga, Heuchera (Coral Bells) 'Caramel' and Sedum 'Brilliant'|
|Azalea Girard's Fuchsia|
|Azalea Girard's Crimson|
|Salvia 'May Night' First May Bloom|
|Pool Garden with New Globemaster Allium Buds|
|Allium Globemaster Bud (First season in my garden)|
|Ajuga 'Burgundy Glow'|
|Hellebore 'Shooting Star' still showing blooms in May|
|Wisteria in May|
|Weeping Japanese Maple 'Red Select'|
|Blue Globe Spruce (Picea pungens Montgomery Globusa)|
|Weeping Norway Spruce and Heuchera 'Palace Purple'|
|Hakonechloa macra '|
|Spirea Double Play 'Big Bang' May Foliage|
|Perennial Border with Allium 'Mont Blanc', Daylily, Lambs Ear, Astilbe, Salvia and Hosta|
|Itoh Peony 'Bartzella' May Foliage (second season in garden)|
|Hosta 'Minuteman' May|
|Sedum 'Brilliant' May Foliage next to Mugo Pine|
|May Garden Foliage|
Thank you to Carol at May Dreams Gardens who makes it possible for us to have blooms on the 15th of every month with her meme Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day and Pam at Digging for hosting Foliage Follow-Up. I am also linking with some other wonderful hosts and hostesses at Tuesday Garden Party, Today's Flowers, Floral Fridays, Mosaic Monday at Lavender Cottage, I Heart Macro, Macro Monday 2, and Nature Notes at Rambling Woods. I hope you enjoyed the visit to my May garden. If you leave a note I will know you dropped by, and will be sure to visit you as well.
As Always...Happy Gardening!
Author: Lee@A Guide to Northeastern Gardening, © Copyright 2015. All rights reserved