This week has been a week of extremes. Extreme heat & humidity; extreme storms (even a tornado touch down within 10 miles of us); and EXTREME visits by the not so welcomed moles.
I have been on an “extreme” Japanese beetle watch since so many of my online garden friends are reporting beetle invasions in their gardens. The last two years we have seen very few and wouldn’t it be nice it that continued. If you are interested in reading more about Japanese Beetles (and who wouldn’t!?!), check out my friend Lynn Hunt’s article–Meet the Beetles.
Back to moles….
Have you ever dealt with moles? Do you have any advice on what we should do? Mr. G is on “mole” detail and maybe it’s better if I don’t even know what he is going to do about it. Might not be pretty.
But, speaking of pretty, there are some pretty blooms this week. Most of the roses are taking a break but some are keeping on! And, many of the rose companions are just starting to take center stage! (Click on any of the pictures below to start the gallery feature.)
HAVE A WONDERFUL WEEKEND AND HAPPY BLOOM THYME FRIDAY!
3 thoughts on “Bloom Thyme Friday: A Week of Extremes”
The Japanese beetles have not been too numerous in my garden. Dick Clark rose thinks that it is now time for show and is blooming in big bunches.
Your gardens are absolutely lovely.What a beautiful sight as you stroll through them.I am envious.
Your garden photos are gorgeous and great fun to look at, very enjoyable.