|Scarborough Inn, Rose Garden|
Perennial flowers have a brief period of flowering - and are, therefore, eagerly anticipated and enjoyed while they last. These include azaleas, lilacs, iris (in several varieties and multiple colors), and peonies, to name a few.
|Side Garden, Ocean City NJ|
Roses used to be considered a "June flower," but with today's re-blooming varieties - we can enjoy them several times between spring and fall. Right now, coral and red roses are blooming around the archway near the front walk and pale pink climbers twine up trellises next to the parking lot.
Hanging plants - this year Boston ferns - adorn the 100-foot wraparound porch and the patio garden area. It's always fun to see if these plants will be selected as nesting sites for songbird pairs. That frequently happens - giving guests an opportunity to witness the first, tentative flight of this year's baby birds!
|Ocean City B&B, Patio Garden|
"How to Make a Rain Garden" post from Wild New Jersey
Carol & Gus, Innkeepers
an Ocean City NJ Bed and Breakfast