Jenny's Garden

Follow the progress of my Western Massachusetts garden as it developed during the spring, summer and fall of 2007. Click on the thumbnail images below to see more.
The Garden in Winter
The Garden in Winter

April - The Garden Wakes Up
April - The Garden Wakes Up

The First Week of May
The First Week of May

Middle May - The Fancy Daffodils
Middle May - The Fancy Daffodils

Wildflowers on the Rock
Wildflowers on the Rock

The Trees Start to Bloom
The Trees Start to Bloom

The Foundation Plantings
The Foundation Plantings

Lawn and Trees Mid May
Lawn and Trees Mid May

Wildflowers Mid May
Wildflowers Mid May

Waiting for Last Frost
Waiting for Last Frost

Fairy Wings - May 15
Fairy Wings - May 15

House and Garden
House and Garden

Columbines - Late May
Columbines - Late May

About to Bloom
About to Bloom

Soapwort  on the Rock
Soapwort on the Rock

Wildflowers End of May
Wildflowers End of May

New Blooms June 2
New Blooms June 2

The View from the Windows
The View from the Windows

What is It?
What is It?

About to Bloom June 6
About to Bloom June 6

New in Bloom June 6
New in Bloom June 6

Wild shrubs June 6
Wild shrubs June 6

Tree Treasure
Tree Treasure

Mountain Laurel
Mountain Laurel

The Planters on the Deck
The Planters on the Deck

What's Newly in Bloom  June 9
What's Newly in Bloom June 9

New Blooms June 13
New Blooms June 13

This is why I garden!
This is why I garden!

A Butterfly Feeding - Video
A Butterfly Feeding - Video

Critters
Critters

Soapwort Still Blooming June 16
Soapwort Still Blooming June 16

Lawn Statuary
Lawn Statuary

What is this Bush? Mystery Solved!
What is this Bush? Mystery Solved!

Unusual Annuals
Unusual Annuals

Growing Wild
Growing Wild

In Bloom 6/19
In Bloom 6/19

Exuberant Bellflowers
Exuberant Bellflowers

Bog Laurel
Bog Laurel

Foxgloves
Foxgloves

A two toned zinnia
A two toned zinnia

Troillus - Globeflower
Troillus - Globeflower

New Blooms June 27
New Blooms June 27

June 27 - More Blooms
June 27 - More Blooms

Overviews June 27
Overviews June 27

Pink Bell Flower
Pink Bell Flower

Mini Roses on the Rock
Mini Roses on the Rock

First Spider Dahlia
First Spider Dahlia

Planters end of June
Planters end of June

A Wood Frog
A Wood Frog

A Boat Ride Down the Connecticut
A Boat Ride Down the Connecticut

A Moth Pollinating
A Moth Pollinating

Sweat Bee Pollinator
Sweat Bee Pollinator

More bugs
More bugs

Zinnias!
Zinnias!

Berries - July 4!
Berries - July 4!

Japanese Beetles!
Japanese Beetles!

What's New July 7
What's New July 7

Daisies - July 7
Daisies - July 7

Forget-me-nots  Two Kinds!
Forget-me-nots Two Kinds!

Lichen
Lichen

Bugs & Bees 7/10
Bugs & Bees 7/10

What is this Fruit?  Honeysuckle!
What is this Fruit? Honeysuckle!

Wildflowers from Mix
Wildflowers from Mix

Wildflowers
Wildflowers

Day Lilies  Week of July 9
Day Lilies Week of July 9

Flight of the Bumblebee
Flight of the Bumblebee

Taking the Broad View
Taking the Broad View

Dragonfly
Dragonfly

The First Nasturtium July 16
The First Nasturtium July 16

A Moth on the Verbena
A Moth on the Verbena

A Volunteer Calendua
A Volunteer Calendua

The Hellenium July 16
The Hellenium July 16

White Birch Uncloaking
White Birch Uncloaking

Lilies - Day and Oriental - July 19
Lilies - Day and Oriental - July 19

First Phlox Paniculata July 22
First Phlox Paniculata July 22

Baloon Flower
Baloon Flower

New!
New!

Garden Views July 31
Garden Views July 31

In bloom July 31
In bloom July 31

Crocosmia Budding
Crocosmia Budding

Nonstop Begonias
Nonstop Begonias

Foundation Plantings August 2, 3
Foundation Plantings August 2, 3

The Rock in the Back August 2
The Rock in the Back August 2

Jenny in the Garden
Jenny in the Garden

Phlox Paniculata August 3
Phlox Paniculata August 3

The Planters Aug 3
The Planters Aug 3

More Planters Aug 3
More Planters Aug 3

Crocomia Blooms! Aug 4
Crocomia Blooms! Aug 4

Garden Sights August 5
Garden Sights August 5

Foundation Then and Now Aug 8
Foundation Then and Now Aug 8

Glads!
Glads!

Morning Glories! Aug 6
Morning Glories! Aug 6

Rose of Sharon Aug 18
Rose of Sharon Aug 18

Kind of Scraggly Aug 18
Kind of Scraggly Aug 18

Casualties
Casualties

Morning Glories by the Front Door August 18
Morning Glories by the Front Door August 18

On the Rock Aug 23
On the Rock Aug 23

Side of the House Aug 23
Side of the House Aug 23

Odds & Ends Aug 23
Odds & Ends Aug 23

A bit of Reblooming
A bit of Reblooming

A Very Early Fall Sept 8
A Very Early Fall Sept 8

Sunflowers - Finally! 9/8
Sunflowers - Finally! 9/8

Drought-Striken Lawn Sept 8
Drought-Striken Lawn Sept 8

Pink Creeper Sept 27
Pink Creeper Sept 27

The Garden in Early Fall Sept 27
The Garden in Early Fall Sept 27

Late Blooms Sept 27
Late Blooms Sept 27

A Monarch among the Zinnias Sept 27
A Monarch among the Zinnias Sept 27

October Blooms - Oct 4
October Blooms - Oct 4

Frost Shocker October 13!
Frost Shocker October 13!

The Planters October 14
The Planters October 14

Mini-Roses Oct 14
Mini-Roses Oct 14

Zinnias October 14
Zinnias October 14

The Foundation Plantings  Oct 14
The Foundation Plantings Oct 14

Fall Color  - October 20
Fall Color - October 20

Blooming Confusion  October 20
Blooming Confusion October 20

Forsythia in Bloom October 26
Forsythia in Bloom October 26

Peach Salvia  October 26
Peach Salvia October 26

Thinking about Budding, too. October 26
Thinking about Budding, too. October 26

Leaves are Swiftly Disappearing  October 26
Leaves are Swiftly Disappearing October 26

Hard Frost October 29
Hard Frost October 29

All Done
All Done

The Garden Heads into Winter - Nov 3
The Garden Heads into Winter - Nov 3

Post Frost Survivors - November 17
Post Frost Survivors - November 17

The Garden in Winter Dec 15, 2007
The Garden in Winter Dec 15, 2007