A cool peaceful garden bed on a very hot day. The bright yellow sedum is Mexicanum. I love it.
Tori and raised beds 7-7-20. Right before 100+ temps predicted
Leafcutter Bee House 7-7-20
"Happy Returns" dwarf daylilies from Gilbert H. Wild. This is the second day for these lily stems, many buds.
Tori modeling her "Honey Bee" bandana. She helped me sale many at the Farmer's Market
My table as the Farmer's Market.
First cut Roses blooms of spring late April 2020
Zephirine Droughn Rose on right and Iris and Dwarf Daylillies on left late April 2020
Sophy rose on left full of blooms late April 2020
small rose buds about ready to bloom late April 2020
Flora and Chewy not going on an obedience walk or gardening. Hah!
Tori graduated intermediate obedience.
Kale variety seedlings
Red Carpet Sedum Seedlings
Stock and Snapdragon seedlings
"Jane Magnolia" She blooms on bare bark before the leaves arrive.
Many candles prepared for the February Farmer's Public Market.
Snapdragon, Stock, and Carnation seedlings on the window sill waiting for transplanting.
Tori graduated from intermediate obedience class and is starting training for the AKC Beginner Novice Trials.
Farmer's Market Table February 2020
Jane Magnolia winter 2019 helping to feed the Birds
Farmers Market December 2019
New bed of Chrysanthemums and tall Sedum
"Hound Dog" fescue growing next to common bermuda
Tall Marigolds pulled up and thanked for their bounty and raised beds ready for winter.
Oklahoma Sunset September 2019
Jo's back yard prairie
Flowers for the Farmer's Market
My booth at the OSU-OKC Farmer's Market mid August 94 degrees. But still great customers coming out
Tori (front) and Flora (back) getting ready to play. Chewy is looking for a little mud puddle.
New garden bed for tall Sedum and Chrysanthemums.
July 12, 2019
Raised garden beds completed
Front flower bed. I have used for cut flowers.
Nice Saturday at the Farmer's Market.
Sweet Dora checking seedlings
Chewy helping in the garden
Chewy helping with new raised garden beds
Raised garden beds completed at new home.
Just about ready for planting in the garden and for the Farmer's Market 2019
Seedlings on the front porch adjusting to outside temperatures 2019
First transplants 3-24-19
"Jane Magnolia" in full bloom 2019
Jane Magnolia being a good "Mother Tree" to hold two feeders for the birds. 2019
Jane Magnolia with many bloom buds 2019
JIngle Bell Bazaar November 2018
Small bed on north side of house for quiet times and rest stop for birds 2018
Front flower bed new Home 2018
Beautiful Butterfly or maybe big Moth on my Zinnias at the Market 2017
Last Farmers Market for the year at Edmond OK.
Free Zinnia packet from edenbrothers.com seed company. Planted in July.
White alyssum that was grown from seed. It has bloomed all summer long through the heat and rains.
Bread and Butter pickles from the Parisian Gherkin cucumbers.
Chewy and a bed of Strawberry Blonde and Alumia Marigolds and Thyme. This combination of plants makes a very beautiful garden bed.
Bucket of produce from Juliet and Parisian Gherkin
Chewy with a wet little head from looking in the Juliet tomato plant for "Mators" What a GOOD Helper!!
First harvest Juliet Cherry Tomato
Lemon Thyme that has been blooming for a month
Jackson and Perkins Simplicity double red rose blooming in high 90 degree temps
Fresh dill "Diana" and Parisian Gherkin cucumber harvested the second week of June 2017
Bagworms crawling out of trash can. I did not wrap well enough on newspaper.
Bagworms collected from arborvitae the second week of June 2017
Old Fashioned Daylilies started blooming for Memorial day. I just love the Daylily.
Chewy is waiting for me to get done mowing. It is about 10:00 and he is just about to have to go in to cool off. He wants to stay out with me, but just too hot.
A kitchen jar bouquet of my seedling carnations
Jo's Garden Shop at the OKC Garden Fest 5-13-17.
Hanging Plant Boxes
First seedlings of marigolds and carnations getting ready to be hardened off outside
Dora checking her yard for "critters". She has to have space so the seedlings have to be moved.
The seedlings are in the process of hardening off to go into bigger pots and outside for selling at the OKC Garden Fest May 13, 2017
Seedlings ready to be planted and repotted for the OKC Garden Festival
This lovely Iris opened up 3-2017 and it is the earliest my Iris have ever bloomed
Spring Iris blooming very early 4-1-17 and my make believe wild bird and chicken friends
Here are some pictures of the back yard garden after Chewy and I spent a week cleaning the planting beds and getting ready for spring planting. Hopefully they look a little different from the winter 2016 picture on this page.