My garden as far as vegetables is going so far is right on track. Lettuce, greens, peas, beans and squash will be collected first while the tomatoes, peppers , eggplants cucumbers and more will come a little later. Right now though I am still knee deep in flowers and collecting their seeds which I don’t mind one bit!
In the attempts to name all the wildflowers that came unnamed to me I’ve been able to get another one down- Clarkia Amoea or Farewell to Spring.
They tend to be about 3 feet tall, and come in a variety of pinks, whites and deep purple.
I love them! The only one drawback is waiting on the seeds. Since they are so tall, waiting for the deadhead and then drying seed pod sticks out like a sore thumb in the garden. Last year I had missed seed collection because well, I was in the hospital! So all those seeds scattered around the garden and they seem to take twice as long to go from flower to seed. I had to pull a few because they started to crowd the vegetables, which sucks I hate pulling plants. There’s still a ton left though around the house. Here are the colors –