• Rose Abraham Darby in Container | totally by design

    Container gardening

    The last day of May just begs for a garden update. Abraham Darby just opened up this morning after a night’s rain. Probably my favorite fragrant rose! The pots are quite filled this year, roses share space with stone crop, tiger lilies, and sage. I have added even more rosemary and sage, to keep company lavender, which is slowly coming back. Tomatoes are getting center stage this year. I have used the biggest pots vacated by roses and I surrounded them with carpets of thyme and oregano, and lots of cilantro.  Sweets peas and lettuces are almost ready!   I am growing barley, oats and wheat in a container for…