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petitelake

NE Illinois Zone 5b exploring perennial plant combinations while transitioning to low maintenance gardens.

Viola x wittrockiana

  • Season Icon Early SpringEarly Spring 2019
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petitelake

#yellow this is the only plant in bloom. Here in the north midwest I'm about 1 to 2 weeks out before there are any spring blooms. #zone5 #zone5b #pansies #pansy #annuals

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gjones

Very bright and pretty💛😍💛

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petitelake

Thanks @gjones I just love the first signs of spring colors.

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gjones

I do too! Our plants are just waking up now with lots of signs of new life. A lovely shower yesterday has washed away the winters dust and everything feels refreshed😊

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  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2018
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petitelake

Oh to my surprise. It's the end of July and my spring pansies are just loving it here. And I'm loving them back. #pansy #pansies

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Phnyx

@petitelake Love Pansies! My mom always called 'em Johnny Jump Ups 💗🤟💗

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2018
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petitelake

It's June and the pansies are still going strong. #zone5 #zone5b #pansy #pansies

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kimguy

Wow!!!!😎💜 @petitelake

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plants

Sweet little faces 👍

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petitelake

Thanks @plants

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2018
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petitelake

My #ant with spring #pansies holding on to every day we can keep them alive.#zone5 #zone5b #annuals #decoration #art #pansy

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KimmyGro

I love this

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KimmyGro

Where is zone 5

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KimmyGro

I'm zone 7a

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petitelake

@KimmyGro zone 5 is about the middle line across the US. I'm in zone 5b, northern Illinois just on the Wisconsin boarder.

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2018
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petitelake

I used to follow my grandfather as he tended to the garden. Pansies was one of his favorite flower. I've avoided pansies all these years and decided to try them this year. And look, they are beautiful. I will be a pansy girl from now on. #pansy #pansies #zone5 #zone5b #annuals

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gjones

Happy smiling faces😊 They were one of father's favourites as well. He planted some in a garden ring each year.

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plants

Pretty little faces 🌿🌸

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