Last year, I ordered gooseneck loosestrife despite all the warnings about how invasive the plant is. I just love its arching blooms. I planted it in a large plastic container. When autumn progressed, I moved the container to a space near the back door and buried the plant in leaves. Today, I moved back the leaves and found sprouts.
Since it overwintered so nicely, I decided to move it to my largest galvanized container on the patio. It can take over the whole container and will be close at hand to see the blooms.
After a good drink, I covered the sprouts with straw and then a screen to hold down the straw because of our insane winds.
Even though it is very warm here this week, I know we can still have a big snow storm. In fact, it seems to always snow after I plant some vegetable seeds. It did last year and the year before.
I'm hoping to plant some vegetable seeds still this week.
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