Last spring I visited an annual native plant sale at the Audubon Society and bought a little flower called "Douglas' Meadowfoam" (Limnanthes douglasii), known also by the less desirable name "Poached Egg".
|Sweet summer flowers|
Today, I took advantage of a sunny window in an overcast day to transplant the bitty seedlings to their new home along the top of our urbanite wall (more on that later).
|Welcome home, little ones.|
Here, they're nestled between coastal strawberry (Fragaria chiloensis) and western bleeding heart (Dicentra formosa). My hope is that they'll continue to spread by reseeding and fill in this space nicely over the years.
As I was nestling the babes into their new home, a woman walking by asked me what I was planting and if she could have one for her garden. It's amazing how interactive a home garden can be! Being out in the garden has allowed me to meet more of my neighbors and become more a part of my community. Gardens are great things, aren't they?