Tulips strut their stuff

I got 100 “scarlet Baby” tulip bulbs last fall from Colorblends, and planted them all along the pathway in the square garden. They are very early, blooming with the earliest daffodils. I remember very well the cold autumn day I planted these. I had redone the bed extensively, putting in the log path edges and adding many…

Spring is here at last

Yay! We’ve had beautiful sunshine and warm days. The bugs and birds are out in force. I have three bug bites and lots of splinters/scratches on my hands and dirt under my nails from gardening. These photos are from five days ago and plants are already even higher than then. The current bushes and lilacs…

Spring is on hold

April 11 and we’ve had a long cold spell. The daffodils and tulips are up but are too “smart” to open up yet. I really packed the square garden with tulip and daffodil bulbs last fall. They are up and even budded but that’s as far as they go for now.The crocuses are also up…