Sunday, December 15, 2013

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day - December 2013

Here's what's blooming in my Austin, Texas garden this December 15th.  Sub-freezing temperatures last week knocked out everything but these five bloomers:

gray globemallow (Sphaeralcea incana),
gray globe mallow

Pacific chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum pacificum),
Pacific chrysanthemum

a single, quarter-sized 'Fairy' rose,
fairy rose

a tangle of sugar snap peas in the veggie garden,
sugar snap peas

and, from inside the pop-up greenhouse, a cluster of gloriously-scented Meyer lemon blossoms.
bearss lime blossoms

Thanks to Carol at May Dreams Gardens for hosting Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day. Visit her December GBBD page to see what's blooming in gardens all over the world.

Words and photos © 2009-2013 Caroline Homer for "The Shovel-Ready Garden". Unauthorized reproduction is prohibited.

1 comment:

  1. Very pretty. Sub freezing temps can sure knock a garden back, can't it? Thanks for joining in for bloom day.