|A perennial blooming in Judy's rock garden|
Each year, I try an experiment or two or three in the garden. This year, the experiments are in growing new root vegetables, and in a new approach to one I have grown before. So, I'm growing rutabagas, parsnips and burdock. This is the first time I've tried parsnips, which need a long growing season.
|Image of harvested burdock in Japan|
Here's my burdock box:
Here is a huge spearmint plant, that wintered over in the house. I later transplanted it into the soil:
Here's another of Judy's wildflowers, happy in the sunshine:
And here are our resident swans, with the female warming her nesting mound: