A snowbird shows photos from southwest Florida and southern New England and other places he goes.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Volunteers are invaluable. The annuals garden is planted in the beds where you saw tulips earlier. One volunteer does most of the planting, but he has help from other volunteers.
Alecia is a student from Jamaica who wants to become a doctor. On a hot day, she watered for hours to keep the thirsty plants alive until the beds could be mulched. As gardeners know, mulch is magic, suppressing weeds, supplying nutrients and reducing the amount of watering that is needed.