Weekly Gardening Thread (June 24)

Come show off your green thumb, Avocados! Garden vicariously through others! Or just start your week off right by looking at pretty growing things.

It was kind of a gloomy weekend here, but I managed to take some pictures before the sun went away:

Here’s a close-up of the rose bush. They were really late to open this year (lots more buds on the way it looks like):

Around the front of the house, the asiatic lilies that my wife planted this year seem to be liking the spot, and are starting to open up:

Tomatoes are still growing like crazy. Lots of bees of all kinds visiting the flowers, and the first few cherry tomatoes are on their way:

I’ve occasionally seen mantises around, so I know at least some of them have survived the first couple weeks. They’ve gotten bigger, but still small and brown and hard to spot.

That’s my garden, let’s see yours!