After the cold weather and the frosts we’ve been having lately (it was snowing last night when we went to bed), there’s not much left in the garden. I’m pleasantly suprised by the nicotiana that self-seeded in my front flowerbed. It’s still going strong despite the cold.
I thought it was a tender plant, but I guess it’s not as tender as I thought. The pollinators are truly happy that it’s still blooming as well since not much else is.
My mom had some red lettuce this summer that survived some really hot weather without bolting. I always enjoy it when a plant thrives when you don’t think it will or when it withstands things you don’t think it will.
Do you have anything that has surprised you this year in your climate despite heat or cold?
Here’s what I woke up to on Saturday morning: