A bit of frost this week didn’t hurt anything.
In a Vase, On Monday – Tulip Time
My first attempt at a vase of tulips looked a bit flat. The tulips were gorgeous, yes, but something felt missing, so I went back into the garden and snipped a few long pieces of garden chives (Allium schoenoprasum), a single leaf from a Lupine plus several tall Summer Snowflake (Leucojum aestivum). The graceful, delicate, […]
Six on Saturday – Morning, Noon and Night
After all that rain, we finally have a gorgeous spring weekend! Perfect for gardening!!
In a Vase, on Monday – Small Beauties
I’m joining Cathy today with a tiny vase (likely originally a condiment or oil jar of some sort) filled with tiny blooms produced by small sprung bulbs: Muscari (both the blue two-toned M. latifolium and a diminutive white variety), Narcissus ‘Quail’ and a summer snowflake – Leucojum aestivum. The vase was filled and photographed last […]
Six on Saturday – 29APR2023 – Edibles and Lovables
It’s rainy today, but how glorious was yesterday??
In a Vase, on Monday – D & T
Last week it was D & H (for Hyacinths) and this week it’s a handful of early tulips that I cut to mix with daffodils in today’s vase of cut flowers. Over in England, Cathy hosts this weekly gardener’s delight called In a Vase on Monday. I love how some flowers close tight at night, […]
Six on Saturday – 22APR2023 – Springing and Blooming
There’s colour everywhere in the garden now!
In a Vase, on Monday – D & H
Yellow daffs and purple Hyacinths make a great combo for a vase of cut flowers!