An early bee getting the pollen.
Summer blooms, veggies and late spring leftovers
This pink single peony steals the show, for a few days…
Peonies are exploding like colourful fireworks this week and make a perfect cutting flower for Monday’s vase.
Perhaps three months of fewer planes, trains and automobiles has lead to fewer pollution particles drifting through the air and landing on flowers and foliage. Perhaps we’ve had just the right combination of rain, sunshine and comfortable temperatures. Perhaps the garden has reached a state of harmonious joyousness. Whatever. The June garden this year is, […]
Peonies are blooming all over Prince Edward County – although looking a but droopy in the heat!
I was out early yesterday morning, along with the birds and the mosquitoes, snipping a few peonies before the day heated up (which it did!) to attenpt a big, blowsy case of pink and red. Along the way, I also made two snips of a mock range (Philadelphus ‘Starbright’) just this weekend coming into bloom. […]
I was going to write about vegetables today — all appearances to the contrary I do grow a few in the garden. I’m not very good at it though so I’ve been putting it off, and when I walked about yesterday and realized that the peonies were at their height of glory I decided to […]