Iris….The Great Divide

This is how you know it’s time for the Great Divide and Conquer project of separating your iris.  They are now in a large clump as seen in the picture above. Unlike the single stem blooms when they were first planted….remember how you wished they would multiply? Keep reading for what to do next. Once…

Don’t buy that bicycle!

Use 2 wheels but not 2 cents for this salvage gardener decoration. Bicycles in the garden bring me a sense of nostalgia. I wonder where is it from, where has it been, and how did it get to this place? You might already have an old bike that’s never going to see a road again,…

Surprise guest

Surprise here at  AroundTheGardenWithDarlene today…this bloomed in a clump of orange daylilies. Apparently the #salvagegardener scored this treasure from somewhere.

Hollyhock #salvagegardener rescue

I saved a bunch of these last year before a local house was demolished. The ones I saved were pink. Today just when I need a little lift it looks like the one that came back is purple!