flower, gardening

Mallow

Mallows are doing well this year. My mom has several blooming beautifully.

The mallow is quite easy to grow from seed and plants tend to grow several decades if they like the planting spot.

We only have the pink form of the flower but I think I will buy the white variety next year.

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flower, gardening

Corn Marigold

After a cool start of July we are finally going to have a heatwave up here in the north. Luckily I have a week of from the office and able t enjoy it in the summer cottage.

The corn marigolds (Glepionis segetum) are at their best and I really like the yellow cloud they have formed.

Maybe next year I will plant them to a bigger area to allow them to give even better show.

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May Queen

It has been dry up here in the north. We have not gotten a good rain for a month now.

Sitting in a summer cottage and watching a thunderstorm going past but not close enough for any rain.

You can see the dryness from the plants. Lack of water makes them smaller and better suitable for the dry weather.

The May Queens are doing well though. They are perfectly suited for long dry periods and seem to enjoy the weather.

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