By Kim Charles

Peony 'Raspberry Sundae'

Sue Strong from Arkansas shares the sunny side of her garden world with us!

"I am sending some pictures of my “sunny garden beds” from last spring and summer.  I know most GPODers think of hostas and shade when they see my posts, but about half of my garden beds get full sun.  I have begun expanding my collection of clematis and daylilies and hope to have future pictures of both as my more recent plantings mature.  It’s been a lovely warm winter and I am way ahead of my schedule from prior years (fingers crossed it stays that way).  I am heading outside shortly to begin laying the 8-12 yards of mulch I put down annually. Happy Gardening, Susan Strong"

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Clematis "Still Waters' on back fence, 'Westerplatte' on birdhouse post, 'Duchess of Edenburgh' on right fence.

Clematis 'Duchess of Edenburgh' close-up

`Clematis 'Niobe' on driftwood

'Summer Snowflake' Viburnum

Peony 'Bartzella' in foreground and 'Wine & Roses' Weigela behind River Birch

Clematis 'Duchess of Albany'

Clematis 'Rooguchi'

A volunteer Hollyhock

Daylily 'Indian Giver' foreground, 'Double Pink' Flower Carpet Rose behind

Daylily 'Siloam Double Classic'

Daylily 'Double Charm'

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