In bloom in our garden are irises, baptisia, foxgloves, clematis, roses and some of the hostas. I don’t ever remember our hostas blooming so early. The peony blossoms are mostly gone and I’ll be clipping off their seedpods just above a lower leaf on each stem. The peony plants make a nice summer border. The … Continue reading In Bloom in Our Garden
What a spring this has been… wet, wet, wet and cold! According to news reports, this has been the wettest spring ever recorded. One columnist wrote, “Rainfall famine has turned to a rainfall feast.” In spite of the frequent showers and low temperatures, the daffodils were really beautiful. The pink tulips were lovely even though … Continue reading Summer’s Coming
Our calendar tells us that spring has arrived. Signs of spring are evident throughout our garden. Snowdrops are in bloom and some of the daffodil foliage is emerging. In shaded areas, there are still some mounds of snow. The start of Daylight Saving Time has given us an extra hour of welcome sunlight. This is … Continue reading Welcome to Spring!