Very soon we will taste summer from our garden. It's a garden that's kept itself for the most part. That wasn't my intent, but it's given us more time to spend with Shadow. There are two tomato plants we're tending this year. What I thought was a yellow pear is ripening first. There may be peppers, in theory this plant produces a purple bell. Right after I planted, we had issues with hungry local wildlife (the chipmunks, … [Read more...] about almost a taste of summer
The hydrangea are abundant this year. I love them. The shifting of colors, the shape of the flowerhead, it all combines for beauty. … [Read more...] about june garden beauty
In 2019 I moved the peonies to a sunnier spot in our space. Last year, they grew, but the tiny buds never developed further or bloomed. I'm pleased this year to share a peony blossom. … [Read more...] about peony!
This afternoon after it stopped raining, I took a few photos of the garden. I wonder if we'll actually get any blueberries or currants this year. The potential is there, but last year the wildlife was faster. Two years ago I moved the peonies to a sunnier spot and am not sure if I'll actually get flowers this year or not. I hope so! We moved a bunch of bulbs last autumn without fully knowing what they all were. It's … [Read more...] about blossoms of a late April garden
Spring pushes forth as March sun begins to warm all.Next week freeze again. … [Read more...] about warmth