Gardening in Southwest Washington State. Aiming for sustainability, diversity, ecological balance. Learning from tradition, science, experience, and experimentation. Growing fruits, vegetables, trees & flowers, & honeybees. Gardening for peace of mind.
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
This was a week ago. I pulled out the marigolds and sweet alyssum. They were too rank and taking over the bearded iris bed. The hens ate them but not with enthusiasm. They liked the sweet alyssum plants much more than the marigolds.