Front yard, with the porch in view

Kevin Kelly has been challenged by Mother Nature this spring, but appears to be prevailing!

"This has been a very challenging spring in my zone 6b garden in Harrisburg, Pa. My garden is in a residential development, just under 1/2 acre. We had very warm temperatures in March, which started the season off with a bang. Since then, it has been cloudy, cool and rainy for the past 5 weeks. We had snow 4 weeks ago, and are expecting record lows (near freezing), on Sunday and Monday (of course, after I have planted most of the annuals/tropicals). Despite my longing for sun and warmer temperatures, the garden shows its resiliency and is becoming very lush. Most of the photos are within the last week, a couple from 1 month ago. Hope you enjoy."

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Phlox stolonifera ‘Sherwood Purple’, Hakonechloa, Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Little Honey’

Viburnum

Brunnera macraphylla 'Looking Glass’

Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Little Honey’

Alium

Rhododendrum

Tulip

Dicentra spectabilis ‘Gold Heart’

Fothergilla gardenii

Acer japonicum ‘Aconitifolium’

Phlox stolonifera ‘Sherwood Purple’

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