Inspiring Garden – The Keukenhof

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In March 2017 we visited a most inspiring Garden, the Keukenhof Garden near Haarlem Netherlands. It is one of those places you would want to 2 plan your trip around. It’s only open from late March until late May. But wow what a sight. They must plant millions of bulbs. Lucky for me my husband… Continue reading Inspiring Garden – The Keukenhof

Spring clean-up

After a winter wondering if the pain in my hip I endured for months after a long day of bulb planting was worth it, I have to say yes! The daffodils add such a happy vibe to an otherwise drab spring background. I will definitely be adding more color for spring come this fall. So… Continue reading Spring clean-up

Spring is here

The daffodils appeared in the southern exposed areas of the front yard around March 6. The daffodils in the back may be having problems because something is chewing on the tender new growth. I have to keep my eye out to see whats going on there.

Bulbs all planted

Today my mom would have been 73. A good day to plant some bulbs, and I think I will dedicate them to her! I always wonder what kind of garden she would have had if she had been able to bend and get around more easily. Would she have started with a plan, then fill… Continue reading Bulbs all planted

Bulbs to be planted

Did I really buy over a hundred bulbs?  90 Daffodils may suck now, but springs gonna be great!  These will replace the daffodils bulbs I took up and then promptly forgot about when we removed the rose garden. Lets hope this place is the same outfit I got my last bulbs from, I don’t want… Continue reading Bulbs to be planted