Gardening in May: Unruly Flowers Rule and Planned Plantings

I love having beautiful wild flowering perennials (aka “weeds”) growing in my yard. I let them be for the bees and butterflies. They’re an important unplanned part of my planned pollinator garden and grounds. If you are a lazy gardener nothing could be more welcomed, because you don’t have to water or fuss with them. If you’re cutting back on expenses they are free. They also rarely disappoint the way some perennials can, like my Azalea and Forsythia that only bloomed on the bottom this spring due to temperature extremes the past few months. So with that abundance in mind, it’s been a blast buying and planting things to add to it all!

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