Of course, now that the okra is blooming, I’ll have to be on my guard and HARVEST THOSE PODS…before it’s too late!*
And this is some of what I see when I sit on the steps by the back door. For maximum impact with minimum effort and expenditure, I can’t recommend bee balm highly enough — suited to zones 4-10, this stuff grows wherever it’s planted**, blooms for months on end, and more than sustains a large occupying army of bumblebees.
Here’s a close-up shot. Isn’t that nice?
Tomorrow, I’ll do an update on our projects — which are numerous, and (as always) in various stages of completion.