There’s an abundance of flowering perennials and shrubs to choose from for this week’s Six on Saturday!
Finally, sunny warm days, more than two in a row! Too much to do in the garden to write much, so I’ll simply post a few snaps from our morning walkabout, and give a shout out to The Propagator, who hosts many Sixes every week!. 1 – Lilacs are still going strong. The common, pale […]
Daffs are ending, Lilac is starting.
Lilacs have started to bloom in Prince Edward County!
Colours of nature provided by Leaves and Flowers emerging in the spring
The first hungry swallowtail butterfly of the year seen flitting around a lilac
It’s seasonably cool today but a week of really warm temperatures and yesterday’s rain has given the yard and gardens a lushness (euphemism for rampant growth, overgrown, grass needs cutting again…) that is sometimes hard to take in. It’s like living in a temperate tropicalness. Or a kind of tropical temperateness. Right now the Iris […]
Every gardener realizes, almost from day one, that there are no certainties when it comes to predicting how well things will grow. You can have, on paper, the perfect soil, perfect amount of sunlight, perfect temperatures, perfect moisture levels and still come up with a hugely disappointing crop yield or flower display. On the other […]
This holiday long weekend is much sunnier – so far – than the weather channels had predicted, with seasonal temperatures for a change. I think it might just be a blip though because it’s been cooler than normal so far this spring and there’s snow predicted for later next week. Heavy sigh. Plants know […]