May – full of colour in the garden!
Canada is part of the British Commonwealth, as such, the Queen is our official head of state. There has long been debate about this situation – many folks think we should cut those ties once and for all because the monarchy has been nothing more than a symbol for many decades. The Queen, and her […]
It’s been a truly gorgeous spring week here, with loads of sunshine and cool temperatures that have encouraged petals to stay on stem and branch a bit longer than normal. Case in point is this Serviceberry, below. Normally petals blow off after about a week or 10 days. But that would be stretching it. They’ve […]
Spring blossoms on this silvery day
A chilly end to April!
Both flowers and veggies are Six things in the garden this week
What started as a warmer and drier than average spring has turned into a normally wet and cool spring. That makes all growing things happy, which makes me happy. It also lengthens the spring bulb season, and that makes me very happy! Bulbs in bloom feature heavily in my Six this week – to see […]
A mini heat wave has set spring bulbs bursting this week.
I really love crocuses – or Croci , if you prefer. Big ones, small ones, white ones, orange ones, purple ones…white and purple ones…Bees love them too, and they’re one of the earliest bloomers in my garden (starting just as the snowdrops end, and before daffodils etc start) so I think they’re a wonderful addition […]
Early spring showers bring mid and late spring flowers!