Grape hyacinth in the snow, when it got down to 12 degrees I thought I had lost them but they are back standing up and looking fine now. We have 2 weeks of warmer weather and no freezes, however, this is Colorado, we usually don’t plant anything tender out until after May 10th!
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 […]
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 […]
Grape Hyacinths remind me of Spring! Now that we are in the dead of winter I would like to be reminded that there is hope for warmer weather, and plants coming to life again after the cold. Guess I should dig out the seed catalogues. Almost the New Year!
As a departure from my mandalas, I have been playing around with making fairy gardens, so will present a few of my attempts in the next few posts. This first one is a tea cup garden with a May pole, a couple tiny fairies and a pansey. Enjoy, I’ve been having fun with them!
More than anything else the colors in this mandala were pleasing to me. Just felt calm and soothing to me. We need something calm and soothing after the several fires that broke out yesterday. The one in the Black Forest area is burning houses. The geranium bud is hanging down toward the center, the flower […]