A Pretty Spot in My Garden Pretty in the garden. Sometimes things just come together on their own, the flowers and the sunlight as a spotlight. The spiderwort came up on its own in my yard, and has appeared in several places with no help from me. I did plant the feverfew many years ago from plants a friend gave me, and since then it’s moved all over, in some areas a little too enthusiastically. In this very spot they came together and seeing them bloom together as they did this year brought me joy each day they appeared. Spiderwort flowers open for only a few hours earlier in the day, and each flower is only open for that day. Feverfew blooms in clusters all over the plant and the flowers are long-lived, so the flowers were in place for the whole time the spiderwort was blooming, almost three weeks. Both plants are native, hardy and reliable, and a great friend of bees Much of my garden is native plants, and many of those showed up on their own. That means a special way of gardening, the “no such thing as a weed” or “a weed is just a plant growing where you don’t want it” of letting plants arrive naturally and do what they will, and judiciously trimming, moving and removing plants that you really don’t want, or that try to populate the place with themselves and their descendants. . . . . . . . Follow me on Instagram. Visit my photography galleries on Portraits of Animals. All images used on this site are copyrighted to Bernadette E. Kazmarski unless otherwise noted and may not be used without my written permission. Please ask if you are interested in using one in a print or internet publication. If you are interested in purchasing a print of this image or a product including this image, visit my galleries of Photography on Portraits of Animals to see if I have it available already. If you don’t find it there, visit “Custom Prints” for availability and terms. I'll be more than happy to make a print for you. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Post navigation Warm SunsetFirst Phlox Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.