Joel Dinda

Joel Dinda

Posted on 06/01/2012

Photo taken on May 24, 2012

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The Circle

The Circle
The garden we call The Circle. Trust me, it usually looks better than this....

This bed began as a circle of bricks, sometime in the summer of 1992 (I think). I originally planted some crocuses and freesia inside the circle--both still flourish, here, and are usually our earliest-blooming spring flowers. There are also a few tulips in the mix. For summer color I originally planted some pansies.

Then Joan arrived, bringing (among other things) her Shasta Daisies. Ever since, this has been an early spring/mid-summer garden, with a dormant season between. Usually we plant a few annuals around the outside, just to add some early-summer and fall color.

Right now, obviously enough, the Daisies need to be divided, rearranged, and (for some of them) transplanted to another bed. One of the next few days' projects....