April 2018 Flowers Continue reading April 2018 Flowers
Daffodils are one of the earliest of spring flowers and one of the prettiest. Continue reading An Ode to Daffodils
On March 11, a little more than a week before spring, this was the scene outside my window. Luckily, the snow melted the same day and spring is indeed on the way! The first flowers bloomed before the snow on March 5th. The first flowers this year were not crocus, they were mini irises (which I forgot I planted) and hellebore. My yellow crocus that … Continue reading It’s Spring!
26. Days. Until. Spring. Can you believe it? I am so excited! Last year, the first flower of 2017, a yellow crocus, arrived on February 17th, this means that in as soon as two weeks I might see a flower! To hold me over until then, here is the #3 bouquet from 2017. #3 – Tulips – April 1, 2017 This was, IMO, the prettiest … Continue reading 2017 Top Bouquets: #3
#4 – Peonies – May 2, 2017 I picked these pretty peonies in late spring. Again, not the most imaginative bouquet (it’s all just peonies) but beautiful nonetheless. Also, peonies smell great. You can pick them when they are still closed but a bit mushy, and then in a few days, voila, peonies galore! Continue reading 2017 Top Bouquets: #4
It’s less than 20 degrees outside and my garden is covered in snow. I’ve ordered (too many) seeds and bulbs and am now waiting until spring arrives (45 days!!!). In the meantime, I’ve decided to countdown my top five bouquets of 2017. #5 – Daffodils – February 23, 2017 The first bouquet of 2017 comes in at #5. I picked these beauties in February when … Continue reading 2017 Top Bouquets: #5