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’


Brunnera macraphylla 'Looking Glass’

Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Little Honey’




Dicentra spectabilis ‘Gold Heart’

Fothergilla gardenii

Acer japonicum ‘Aconitifolium’

Phlox stolonifera ‘Sherwood Purple’

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