Gardens are a wonderful source of healing magic aren't they?
Hi Elephant's Child, thanks, yes very healing and so rewarding when they fill in.
We're having a very dry summer here in Eastern Ontario. My bee balms are just about to bloom and I love them so. Yours are lovely. Can't wait to see the hummingbirds that they attract.
Hi Ronna, thanks, up until this week we were extremely dry too, I love this magenta color on the bee balm, I have grown the paler blue but this is much more striking and so easy care.
So jealous of your bee balm. I never did get any this year, but I didn't try very hard either. When I asked the woman who worked at the big box store garden center, she said she had never even heard of it! Next year....
Hi Michele, thanks, the big box stores don't often have the variety that a smaller nursery has, sometimes you can get it at an herb nursery too. I will see if I can dig up some by pulling back some of the ground cover cloth and send it to you.
How lovely, Linda!
Hi Barbara, thanks, what different a couple of years makes in a flower garden, I remember there was so much space between them all, now I may have to think of dividing some. More work ugh.
Hi Gigi, thanks, oh I do love being able to go out and clip a few to bring in the house, make it so cheerful.
Let it be...bees must be the topic of the day/week. I've made mention of them, in a way, in my own blog today! :)
Hi Lee, thanks, I must check out your blog been bush redoing an outdoor project this week taking advantage of the cooler weather.
Beautiful Bee Balm; love the color. It's a real pleasure to see blooming gardens. With our caterpillar infestation gardening has been a no-go this summer!
Hi Suzi, thanks, oh we had the caterpillars last year but only on the crabapple, not in the flowers. I am amazed the crabapple even made it, since it was totally stripped clean of leaves before I noticed. This years all is well, I guess mother nature goes in cycles.
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