Grape Hyacinth Mandala- now that we have had one of the coolest Springs and snow last week, maybe we can get on with summer. It is after Memorial Day now, pools have opened, I just expect it to warm up (I Hope). Grape Hyacinths are one of my harbingers of Spring often being buried in […]
I have one amaryllis bulb that blooms once a year. It outdid itself this year sending up 2 bloom stalks. This image had fine detail of the green elements beside the broad strokes of the red and white that make up most of the flower. As a side note the official snow total for Aurora’s […]
After Mother’s Day it’s supposed to be OK to put tender plants out with the expectation that it will no longer freeze. It was 32 last night with SNOW. Forgot to take down the umbrellas so one is broken, another bent under 8 inches of wet heavy snow. Oh well, this to shall pass.
Pussy willows are a fun plant in the spring, with their soft fuzzy catkins. My grandson discovered them on a trip to the zoo, so I ordered a pair one for him and one for me!. The bare root plants came yesterday, so they are heeled in in pots for the moment. the pussy willow […]
We had beautiful weather over the weekend. Some of the crystal blue ski seen in this mandala and sat out in the sunshine this morning. Will have to content myself with the memory of sunshine for the next couple of days as the clouds have moved in.