It's days like today that take the edge off of living in Occupied Northern Virginia. Mrs. Paco has really been busy with her flowers and vegetables, and has wound up turning the Command Center into an imitation of a plant nursery (click to enlarge).
Approaching the front door, one is met with a riot of color.
Thank goodness the Texas star finally bloomed, so people can now stop asking me about the "marijuana" plant in the yard.
These hibiscus flowers are big as bread plates.
And we're getting a bumper crop of green beans this year.
When we run out of yard, we just put things in pots. This coleus and impatiens mix turned out nicely.