The garden through the year: monthly comparison photos

Butterfly Mind

Last winter I obsessed over the garden. I scoured seed catalogs, bought graph paper to design flower beds, stood at the back door staring at the bare hill and tried to visualize what it would look like with plants on it.

Now that everything is dead and gardening season is over, I wanted to take a look at the gardens’ transformation through the months.

Back garden

2 back garden in Feb marked beds copy Back hill, marked for flower beds. February 2018

3 back hill forsythia in bloom copy mar18 Forsythia in bloom, March 18, 2018

3 back garden in Mar 25 snow copy Back hill, March 25, 2018

4 back hill Apr 21 copy Back hill after transplanting plants from front garden. April 21, 2018

5 back hill May 21 copy Moved more plants from out front. May 21, 2018

6 back hill June 17 copy Bought some plants, others filling in, seedlings starting to grow. June 17, 2018

7 Jul back hill Flowers blooming, weeds proliferating. July 2018

9 Sep 1 back hill garden As filled in as it’s going to get. Late August, 2018

9 sep 8 back hill Peak. Some things starting to fade. Early September, 2018.

10 Oct back garden Time to clear out spent stems…

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