My name is Elizabeth. I am 24 years old and live in Pennsylvania. My grandma is my best friend and has over 10 acres of farm land. On her farm she has a small 40-foot by 80-foot garden. I planted over 20 crops this year with her.
I love how larkspur (Consolida ajacis, annual) looks like it is smiling, but don’t let this smiling flower trick you. All parts are considered toxic to humans.
A beautiful crop of spinach ready to harvest
Closer look at the bee balm flowers
These Lamb’s ears (Stachys byzantina, Zones 4–8) and other perennials looking beautiful.
Hens and chicks (Sempervivum, Zones 4–8) are an easy-to-grow hardy succulent, perfect for carpeting dry spots in the garden.
An old pair of boots has become part of the garden with moss growing all over them.
This stunning zinnia (Zinnia elegans, annual) has layer upon layer of yellow petals showing red at their base.
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Have photos to share? We’d love to see your garden, a particular collection of plants you love, or a wonderful garden you had the chance to visit!
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