Daffs and Hyacinth
All of a sudden, it seems, we’re in the middle of spring. A few days of 20 degree temps and sunshine means the bulbs are bursting, buds are opening, dandelions are blooming and there’s way too much gardening to do in a day! Here’s a quick Six taken this morning, with a nod to The Propagator, who started this theme.
Flats of Hollyhock, Echinacea, Liatris, chard, parsley, basil and a few other things got their first taste of the great outdoors this morning as the hardening off process begins. So exciting!!!
Fritillaria persica are looking good this year.
I really love fern leaf Peony – it’s always the first Peony to bloom and the foliage is really romantic.
Expanding buds of the chestnut tree I started from seed 10 or so years ago — in a few days I’ll know if this will be its first year to bloom…report next week!
I know I’m behind schedule when the Solomon Seal is this high and I haven’t yet transplanted any! My goal in life is to have this magnificent woodland perennial throughout the property – all starting from a single small clump a neighbour gave me many years ago. Tomorrow’s project. (Well, one of tomorrow’s projects!)